Laconic - using few words, concise. Ex: A laconic reply. Origin: Derived from Laconia, Greece. The people of this region, which held Sparta as its capital, were said to be brief and concise in speech and writing.
The origin of this word is Latin. It comes from the Latin word sentia, which means opinion. The Latin word sentia is defined in its original language as full of meaning and wisdom. The above definitions are good for English.