Compendious

Definition of Compendious

Com`pen´di`ous
a.1.Containing the substance or general principles of a subject or work in a narrow compass; abridged; summarized.
More compendious and expeditious ways.
- Woodward.
Three things be required in the oration of a man having authority - that it be compendious, sententious, and delectable.
- Sir T. Elyot.

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Spartan, abbreviated, abridged, across-the-board, all-comprehensive, all-inclusive, aposiopestic, blanket, brief, brusque, clipped, close, compact, complete, comprehensive, compressed, concise, condensed, contracted, crisp, curt, curtal, curtate, cut, decurtate, docked, elliptic, encyclopedic, epigrammatic, global, gnomic, instantaneous, laconic, little, low, omnibus, over-all, panoramic, pithy, pointed, pruned, reserved, sententious, short, short and sweet, shortened, succinct, summary, sweeping, synopsized, synoptic, taciturn, terse, tight, to the point, total, transient, truncated, universal, whole, without exception, without omission
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