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n.1.The state or quality of being compendious.
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8) And, in ways that proved vital for artists, the Metamorphoses' compendiousness encouraged scholars and translators from the 12th century onwards to create a gamut of Ovidian epitomes and expansions.
A bit of repackaging and reorganization would forestall a certain compendiousness here; the work contains the occasional excursus that barely fits the argument or repays the effort.
Marable's Malcolm X resonates in its compendiousness.