compendiousness

compendious

[kuhm-pen-dee-uhs]
adjective
of or like a compendium; containing the substance of a subject, often an exclusive subject, in a brief form; concise: a compendious history of the world.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin compendiōsus. See compendium, -ous

compendiously, adverb
compendiousness, noun
uncompendious, adjective

compendious, voluminous.


summary, comprehensive, succinct, packed.
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compendious (kəmˈpɛndɪəs)
 
adj
containing or stating the essentials of a subject in a concise form; succinct
 
com'pendiously
 
adv
 
com'pendiousness
 
n

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compendious
late 14c., from O.Fr. compendieux, from L. compendiosus "advantageous, abridged, brief," from compendium (see compendium).
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