What is another word for encyclopedic?

Pronunciation: [ɛnsˌa͡ɪklə͡ʊpˈiːdɪk] (IPA)

Encyclopedic is a word that describes something that is comprehensive and extensive in its scope. If you're searching for synonyms for this term, you may consider words like exhaustive, comprehensive, all-inclusive, thorough, complete, comprehensive, encyclopaedic, extensive, in-depth, broad, detailed, and sweeping. These synonyms all describe something that is comprehensive and includes a vast array of information and knowledge. Other synonyms for encyclopedic may include the terms encyclopaedistic, encyclopaedical, erudite, knowledgeable, scholarly, wise, and learned. All of these terms denote a high level of knowledge, information, and expertise that can be found in a wide variety of fields and subject areas.

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A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for encyclopedic?

Encyclopedic is an adjective that describes something that covers a wide range of knowledge or information. Its antonyms are words that denote a lack of comprehension or understanding. The first antonym of encyclopedic is limited or narrow, which means that something is confined to a small scope or range. Another antonym is ignorant, which means a person who lacks knowledge or is uninformed about a particular subject. Opposing from encyclopedic, we have the word shallow; conveying a lack of depth or insight into a subject. Lastly, we have the word deficient, which implies a lack of completeness or inadequacy in terms of knowledge.

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Usage examples for Encyclopedic

But the scholar whose authority contributed most to the final acceptance of sidereal divination was a Syrian philosopher of encyclopedic knowledge, Posidonius of Apamea, the teacher of Cicero.
"The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism"
Franz Cumont
This plan you may find in your public library in two encyclopedic volumes, "Gillette's Social Redemption," and "Gillette's World Solution."
"The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society"
Upton Sinclair
To do more than this, except in a merely encyclopedic fashion, within the allotted space, would have been impossible.
"Great Violinists And Pianists"
George T. Ferris

Famous quotes with Encyclopedic

  • His ignorance is encyclopedic.
    Abba Eban
  • His ignorance is encyclopedic.
    Abba Eban
  • The provides in one volume a summation of the three-thousand-year span of Chinese literary civilization. ... As a result, the work stands in its own cultural milieu as the major works of Homer, Virgil, Murasaki, Dante, Milton, Cervantes, Goethe, and more recently Proust and Joyce, do in theirs: as an encyclopedic compendium of an entire tradition in a form that itself serves as a model against which to judge works of less imposing stature.
    Cao Xueqin
  • I have not the Chancellor’s encyclopedic mind. He is indeed a kind of semi-Solomon. He half knows everything, from the cedar to the hyssop.
    Thomas Babington Macaulay
  • Theological necessity was among the main reasons which led St. Isidore of Seville, in the seventh century, to incorporate this theory [of the later development of insects out of carrion, following the initial creation], supported by St. Basil and St. Augustine, into his great encyclopedic work [] which gave materials for thought on God and Nature to so many generations. He familiarized the theological world still further with the doctrine of secondary creation, giving such examples of it as that "bees are generated from decomposed veal, beetles from horseflesh, grasshoppers from mules, scorpions from crabs," and, in order to give still stronger force to the idea of such transformations, he dwells on the biblical account of Nebuchadnezzar, which appears to have taken strong hold upon medieval thought in science, and he declares that other human beings had been changed into animals, especially into swine, wolves, and owls.
    Isidore of Seville

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