Brief and Short

Brief

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Brief adjective – Marked by the use of few words to convey much information or meaning.
Usage example: a brief but crucial admonition to keep quiet

Short is a synonym for brief in concise topic. In some cases you can use "Short" instead the word "Brief" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like attitude, quality, fast, duration. popular alternative
Nearby Words: briefing, briefly, briefed, briefness, briefcase
Synonyms for Brief

Short

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Short adjective – Not lasting for a considerable time.
Usage example: fortunately for those of us in the hot sun, the graduation speech was short and to the point

Brief is a synonym for short in concise topic. You can use "Brief" instead the word "Short" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as attitude, quality, fast, duration. popular alternative
Nearby Words: shorten, shortened, shortage, shortness, shorted
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Things that words describes

life brief life short life
speech brief speech short speech
cut brief cut short cut
appearance brief appearance short appearance
Other nouns: amount, run, section, description, series, sequence, scene, segment, moment, time, period, bit, story, stint, clip, fight, conversation, version, war, arc, periods, lives, scenes, clips.

Both words in one sentence

  • Melodies are brief and repetitive, often consisting of mininalistic stabs (akin to big room house) or short but fast synth runs.
  • The short story makes a direct reference to Hayseed's brief scene in Sweet and Elite.
  • Big, Thin, Short Trio Norton Juster's The Phantom Tollbooth features a brief appearance by the Triple Demons of Compromise: "one tall and thin, one short and fat, and the other exactly like the other two."
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