Brevity in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Brevity

the quality of expressing something in very few words; briefness

Examples of Brevity in a sentence

I hope the minister exercises brevity in his sermon today.  🔊

Because she does not understand what the word “brevity” means, my mother has never had a short phone conversation.  🔊

As the couple married after knowing each other only four days, the brevity of their marriage did not surprise anyone.  🔊

Because my sister is not known for her brevity, she is never asked to speak at formal events.  🔊

The president made his points with praiseworthy brevity.  🔊

At only two pages, the brevity of this newsletter is remarkable.  🔊

During the meeting, we must encourage brevity so everyone will have time to speak.  🔊

Because of the book’s brevity and exciting subject, even my easily bored sister will read it from start to finish.  🔊

While Ann’s research paper contained brilliant information, its brevity caused it to be turned down by the major medical journals.  🔊

Using twitter to communication is an exercise in brevity because you can only use 140 characters to express a thought.  🔊

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