brief and full of meaning and substance; concise. "My father's long-winded explanation was a stark contrast to his usually ________________ statements."
presenting favorable circumstances. "The dark storm clouds visible on the horizon suggested that the weather would not be _____________ for sailing."
dull; commonplace. "Heather's ____________ recital of the poem bored the audience."
(adj.) inflicting or aiming at punishment. "If caught smoking th the boys' room, the _________________ result is immediate expulsion from school."