What is the meaning of compendious?

adjective

  • Briefly giving the gist of something.
    • usage: "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"
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APAWordNet. (2010). compendious. Retrieved December 12, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/compendious/definitions/1171101
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "compendious" http://smartdefine.org/compendious/definitions/1171101 (accessed December 12, 2017).
HarvardWordNet 2010, compendious, Smart Define, viewed 12 December, 2017, <http://smartdefine.org/compendious/definitions/1171101>.
MLAWordNet. "compendious" 23 October 2010. Web. 12 December 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/compendious/definitions/1171101>
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