Definition of Laconisms

1. Noun. (plural of laconism) ¹



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Definition of Laconisms

1. laconism [n] - See also: laconism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laconisms

lacklusters
lacklustre
lacklustrely
lacklustreness
lacks
lacmus
lacmuses
laconian
laconic
laconical
laconically
laconicism
laconicisms
laconicum
laconism
laconisms (current term)
laconize
laconized
laconizes
laconizing
lacosamide
lacquer
lacquer-ware
lacquer tree
lacquered
lacquerer
lacquerers
lacquering
lacquerless
lacquerlike

Literary usage of Laconisms

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1889)
"Jesus in Modern Life. By ALGERNON SYDNEY LOGAN. Cloth, $1.25. laconisms. THE WISDOM OF MANY IN THE WORDS OF ONE. By JMP О г is, DD, LL. ..."

2. Who's who in America by Albert Nelson Marquis (1899)
"Author: Nicodemus With Jesus; Light and Lite for a Dead World; The Southern Pen and Pulpit; Interdenominational Literature; The Gospel of Honesty; laconisms ..."

3. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1864)
"The " laconisms " of the Lacedaemonians evidently partook of the proverbial style : they were, no doubt, often proverbs themselves. The very instances which ..."

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