Definition of Tersenesses

1. terseness [n] - See also: terseness



Lexicographical Neighbors of Tersenesses

terrorstricken
terrorstruck
terrour
terrours
terrs
terry
terry cloth
terry thomas sign
terry towel
terrycloth
terrycloths
tersanctus
terse
tersely
terseness
tersenesses
terser
tersest
tersion
tersions
terskite
tersulfide
tersulphide
tersulphides
tersulphuret
tersulphurets
tert-
tert-butyl alcohol
tert-butyloxycarbonyl
tertbutyl

Literary usage of Tersenesses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1901)
"... that are worthy of Donne, and epigrammatic tersenesses that reminds us of Fuller. Nor is he wanting in poetic phrases of the purest crystallization. ..."

2. My Study Windows by James Russell Lowell (1871)
"... that are worthy of Donne, and epigrammatic tersenesses that remind us of Fuller. Nor is he wanting in poetic phrases of the purest crystallization. ..."

3. My Study Windows by James Russell Lowell (1876)
"... that are worthy of Donne, and epigrammatic tersenesses that remind us of Fuller. Nor is he wanting in poetic phrases of the purest crystallization. ..."

4. My Study Windows by James Russell Lowell (1884)
"... that are worthy of Donne, and epigrammatic tersenesses that remind us of Fuller. Nor is he wanting in poetic phrases of the purest crystallization. ..."

5. My Study Windows by James Russell Lowell (1913)
"... that are worthy of Donne, and epigrammatic tersenesses that remind us of Fuller. Nor is he wanting in poetic phrases of the purest crystallization. ..."

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