What does "laconic" mean?

Peter A. McGraw pmcgraw at LINFIELD.EDU
Wed Aug 17 21:27:32 UTC 2005

--On Wednesday, August 17, 2005 5:14 PM -0400 Benjamin Zimmer
<bgzimmer at RCI.RUTGERS.EDU> wrote:

> That "-onic" ending might also connote to some a kind of cold, mechanistic
> nature... robotic, perhaps?

Like demonic, moronic, Platonic, Masonic, bubonic...?

Peter A. McGraw       Linfield College        McMinnville, Oregon
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