Definition of concinnity in English:

concinnity

noun

mass noun
  • 1rare The skilful and harmonious arrangement or fitting together of the different parts of something.

    • ‘That geologic concinnity's taste is what we know and who we are.’
    • ‘For a half-century, some version of this integrated vision, with its logical progression and simple concinnity - shuttle to station, station to ship, and thence to the planets!’
    • ‘Chronic impatience for getting to the "bottom line" or to "the point" dulls sensitivity to what concinnity stands for.’
    • ‘This presentation reviews the arguments for comprehensive integration, but advances a contrasting Christian view, that as all knowledge was designed by the Creator as a connected, discoverable, integrated whole, it is already a "concinnity".’
    1. 1.1Studied elegance of literary or artistic style.
      ‘No mall store could create a thing of such simple, fragile concinnity.’
      ‘Generally the higher the art, the higher the degree of concinnity.’

Origin

Mid 16th century from Latin concinnitas, from concinnus ‘skilfully put together’.

Pronunciation

concinnity

/kənˈsɪnɪti/