Conciseness to Concourse
(Con*cise"ness), n. The quality of being concise.
(Con*ci"sion) n. [L. concisio: cf. F. concision. See Concise.] A cutting off; a division; a
schism; a faction. South.
(Con`ci*ta"tion) n. [L. concitatio. See Concite.] The act of stirring up, exciting, or agitating.
[Obs.] "The concitation of humors." Sir T. Browne.
(Con*cite") v. t. [L. concitare; con- + citare. See Cite.] To excite or stir up. [Obs.] Cotgrave.
(Con`cla*ma"tion) n. [L. conclamatio.] An outcry or shout of many together. [R.]
Before his funeral conclamation.
(Con"clave) n. [F., fr. L. conclave a room that may locked up; con- + clavis key. See Clavicle.]
1. The set of apartments within which the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church are continuously
secluded while engaged in choosing a pope.
2. The body of cardinals shut up in the conclave for the election of a pope; hence, the body of cardinals.
It was said a cardinal, by reason of his apparent likelihood to step into St. Peter's chair, that in two conclaves
he went in pope and came out again cardinal.
3. A private meeting; a close or secret assembly.
The verdicts pronounced by this conclave (Johnson's Club) on new books, were speedily known over all
London. To be in conclave, to be engaged in a secret meeting; said of several, or a considerable number of,
(Con"cla`vist) n. [Cf. F. conclaviste, It. conclavista.] One of the two ecclesiastics allowed
to attend a cardinal in the conclave.
(Con*clude") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Concluded; p. pr. & vb. n. Concluding.] [L. concludere,
conclusum; con- + claudere to shut. See Close, v. t.]
1. To shut up; to inclose. [Obs.]
The very person of Christ [was] concluded within the grave.
2. To include; to comprehend; to shut up together; to embrace. [Obs.]
For God hath concluded all in unbelief.
Rom. xi. 32.
The Scripture hath concluded all under sin.
Gal. iii. 22.
3. To reach as an end of reasoning; to infer, as from premises; to close, as an argument, by inferring;
sometimes followed by a dependent clause.
No man can conclude God's love or hatred to any person by anything that befalls him.
Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith.
Rom. iii. 28.