1. Using as few words as possible; pithy and concise.
* concise, pithy, terse
* bombastic, long-winded, verbose, loquacious
From Latin Lacōnicus (“‘Spartan’”) < Ancient Greek Λακωνικός (Lakōnikos), “‘Laconian’”). Laconia was the region surrounding and ruled by the Spartans, who were known for their brevity in speech.