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  1. Eva_
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    Lightbulb Define a person who communicates concisely

    Attention bright sparks!

    I am looking for the word that is used to describe a person who tries to communicate using as few words as possible. Does anyone know?

    Also, is there a word used to describe someone who thinks through sentences in their head before talking?

    Thanks
    Eva

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    Re: Define a person who communicates concisely

    A laconic person doesn't speak much.
    A terse person might be rude or abrupt.
    A deliberate speaker thinks through everything before he says it.

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    Re: Define a person who communicates concisely

    [1] succinct, articulate
    [2] ?

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    Re: Define a person who communicates concisely

    Quote Originally Posted by Eva_
    Attention bright sparks!

    I am looking for the word that is used to describe a person who tries to communicate using as few words as possible. Does anyone know?

    Also, is there a word used to describe someone who thinks through sentences in their head before talking?

    Thanks
    Eva
    I would go with laconic. Laconic means the person uses very few words but whatever words the person chooses they are brief and to the point.

  4. Eva_
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    Re: Define a person who communicates concisely

    You guys are excellent!

    Cheers for that, you don't know how long I've been trying to remember, it was really niggling me!

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