conspectus definition

  • noun:
    • a broad survey of a topic.
    • A synopsis.
    • a broad study of a subject.
    • A synopsis.
    • an over-all sketch or overview of an interest; a synopsis; an epitome.
    • A viewing together; an extensive survey.
    • A grouping together to be able to be readily seen previously, or the items so grouped; a digest or résumé of a topic: utilized chiefly of medical or any other technical treatises.
    • Synonyms Compendium, Compend, etc. See abridgment.
    • a complete summary

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