Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French compendieux, from Latin compendiosus (advantageous, abridged, brief), from compendium

AdjectiveEdit

compendious (comparative more compendious, superlative most compendious)

  1. containing a subset of words, succinctly described; abridged and summarized
  2. briefly describing a body of knowledge

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit