An example of a synopsis is the description of a book on the back of the cover.
Other Word Forms
Origin of synopsis
- Late Latin from Greek sunopsis general view sun- syn- opsis view okw- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Late Latin synopsis, itself from Ancient Greek σύνοψις (sunopsis), from σύν (sun, “with") + ὄψις (opsis, “view")