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Meaning of CONCISION

Pronunciation:  kun'sizhun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words

CONCISION is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: conciseness, pithiness, succinctness
 See Also: terseness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con*ci"sion\, n. [L. concisio: cf. F. concision. See
A cutting off; a division; a schism; a faction. --South.

Easton Bible Dictionary

(Gr. katatome; i.e., "mutilation"), a term used by Paul contemptuously of those who were zealots for circumcision (Phil. 3:2). Instead of the warning, "Beware of the circumcision" (peritome) i.e., of the party who pressed on Gentile converts the necessity of still observing that ordinance, he says, "Beware of the concision;" as much as to say, "This circumcision which they vaunt of is in Christ only as the gashings and mutilations of idolatrous heathen."