[kuh n-sil-ee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /kənˈsɪl i əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
tending to :
a conciliatory manner; conciliatory comments.
intended to placate or reconcile
1570s, from conciliate + -ory. Related: Conciliator.
[kuh n-sin-i-tee] /kənˈsɪn ɪ ti/ noun, plural concinnities. 1. Rhetoric. 2. any harmonious adaptation of parts. /kənˈsɪnɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. a harmonious arrangement of parts, esp in literary works, speeches, etc
[kuh n-sin-uh s] /kənˈsɪn əs/ adjective 1. characterized by concinnity; elegant; harmonious; stylistically congruous.
[kuh n-sahys] /kənˈsaɪs/ adjective 1. expressing or covering much in few words; brief in form but comprehensive in scope; succinct; terse: a concise explanation of the company’s retirement plan. /kənˈsaɪs/ adjective 1. expressing much in few words; brief and to the point adj. 1580s, from Latin concisus “cut off, brief,” past participle of concidere “to […]
[kuh n-sahys-nis] /kənˈsaɪs nɪs/ noun 1. the quality of being . n. “expression of much in few words,” 1650s, from concise + -ness. [Conciseness] is the English word familiar to the ordinary man: concision is the LITERARY CRITIC’S WORD, more recent in English, used by writers under French influence & often requiring the reader to […]