Antonyms of adj elliptical

2 senses of elliptical

Sense 1
egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval, oval-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate -- (rounded like an egg)

INDIRECT (VIA rounded) -> angular, angulate -- (having angles or an angular shape)

Sense 2
elliptic, elliptical -- (characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements; "the dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints"; "the explanation was concise, even elliptical to the verge of obscurity"- H.O.Taylor)

INDIRECT (VIA concise) -> prolix -- (tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length; "editing a prolix manuscript"; "a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know")

Similarity of adj elliptical

2 senses of elliptical

Sense 1
egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval, oval-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate -- (rounded like an egg)
       => rounded (vs. angular) -- (curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders")

Sense 2
elliptic, elliptical -- (characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements; "the dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints"; "the explanation was concise, even elliptical to the verge of obscurity"- H.O.Taylor)
       => concise (vs. prolix) -- (expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation")

2020, Cloud WordNet Browser