Compendious Definition

kəm-pĕndē-əs
adjective
Containing all the essentials in a brief form; concise.
Webster's New World
Comprehensive; inclusive.
Webster's New World
Briefly describing a body of knowledge.
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Origin of Compendious

  • Middle English from Late Latin compendiōsus abridged, shortened from Latin compendium a shortening compendium

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French compendieux, from Latin compendiosus (“advantageous, abridged, brief”), from compendium

    From Wiktionary

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