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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • \-ˈpē-dik\
    • /ɪnˌsaɪ.kləˈpiː.dɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \-ˈpē-dik\

Definitions of encyclopedic word

  • noun encyclopedic Comprehensive in terms of information. 1
  • adjective encyclopedic comprehensive, complete 1
  • adjective encyclopedic If you describe something as encyclopedic, you mean that it is very full, complete, and thorough in the amount of knowledge or information that it has. 0
  • adjective encyclopedic of, characteristic of, or relating to an encyclopedia 0
  • adjective encyclopedic covering a wide range of knowledge; comprehensive 0
  • adjective encyclopedic of or like an encyclopedia; esp., giving information about many subjects; comprehensive in scope 0

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Parts of speech for Encyclopedic


encyclopedic popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

encyclopedic usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for encyclopedic

adjective encyclopedic

  • comprehensive — Something that is comprehensive includes everything that is needed or relevant.
  • full — completely filled; containing all that can be held; filled to utmost capacity: a full cup.
  • complete — You use complete to emphasize that something is as great in extent, degree, or amount as it possibly can be.
  • in-depth — extensive, thorough, or profound: an in-depth analysis of the problem.
  • thorough — executed without negligence or omissions: a thorough search.

Antonyms for encyclopedic

adjective encyclopedic

  • narrow — of little breadth or width; not broad or wide; not as wide as usual or expected: a narrow path.
  • limited — confined within limits; restricted or circumscribed: a limited space; limited resources.
  • brief — Something that is brief lasts for only a short time.
  • incomplete — not complete; lacking some part.
  • summary — a comprehensive and usually brief abstract, recapitulation, or compendium of previously stated facts or statements.

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