Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
dating back to 1300–50; see origin at pith, -y
  • cogent
  • concise
  • laconic
  • succinct
  • terse
  • trenchant
  • impotent
  • lengthy
  • long-winded
  • weak
  • wordy
  • verbose
brief, forceful, and meaningful in expression; full of vigor, substance, or meaning; terse; forcible
She stood in front of the group and provided a pithy observation.
Usage Over Time

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