encyclopedic

[en-sahy-kluh-pee-dik]
adjective
1.
pertaining to or of the nature of an encyclopedia; relating to all branches of knowledge.
2.
comprehending a wide variety of information; comprehensive: an encyclopedic memory.
Also, encyclopaedic, encyclopedical, encyclopaedical.


Origin:
1815–25; encycloped(ia) + -ic

encyclopedically, encyclopaedically, adverb
nonencyclopaedic, adjective
nonencyclopedic, adjective
nonencyclopedical, adjective


2. all-embracing, all-inclusive, exhaustive, wide-ranging.
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encyclopedic or encyclopaedic (ɛnˌsaɪkləʊˈpiːdɪk)
 
adj
1.  of, characteristic of, or relating to an encyclopedia
2.  covering a wide range of knowledge; comprehensive
 
encyclopaedic or encyclopaedic
 
adj
 
encyclopedically or encyclopaedic
 
adv
 
encyclopaedically or encyclopaedic
 
adv

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encyclopedic
1824, from encyclopedia + -ic.
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Example sentences
The response was so eloquent and overwhelming, it was practically encyclopedic.
It's an extraordinary book-gripping, deeply moving, encyclopedic.
The encyclopedic impulse dates back more than two thousand years and has rarely
  balked at national borders.
His art consisted exclusively of conveying horror, and in this his range was
  encyclopedic.
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