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koncin* Elegance
* Feebleness Lack of vigor.
koncinew* Inelegance Lack or want of elegance.
* Obscurity
* Ornament (Style)
* Perspicuity Clearness, lucidity.
ornew* Plainness Lack of ornament.
* Vigor Validity, strength, force, effectiveness.

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Conciseness

Expressing or covering much in few words. Brevity, laconicism or laconism; ellipsis; syncope.
(Act of generation) Abridgment (shortening); compression.
Epitome [See Compendium]; monostich.

Diffuseness

Expressing or covering little in many words. Amplification &c. v.; dilating &c. v.; verbosity, wordiness; verbiage, cloud of words, copia verborum [L.]; flow of words (loquacity) [See Loquacity]; looseness.

Tautology

Battology, polylogy [obs.], perissology [obs.]; pleonasm, exuberance, redundance; thrice-told tale; prolixity, longiloquence, longsomeness, circumlocution, ambages [rare], periphrase, periphrasis, roundabout phrases; episode; expletive; penny-a-lining; richness [See Ornament]; padding [editor’s cant]; drivel, twaddle, drool.