synopsis

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From Late Latin synopsis, itself from Ancient Greek σύνοψις (súnopsis), from σύν (sún, with or whole) + ὄψις (ópsis, view) meaning whole view

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synopsis (plural synopses)

  1. (authorship) A brief summary of the major points of a written work, either as prose or as a table; an abridgment or condensation of a work.
  2. (Orthodoxy) A prayer book for use by the laity of the church.

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synopsis m or f (plural synopsis)

  1. A general overview or synoptic table of a topic.
  2. (media) Plot summary of a movie.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σῠ́νοψῐς (súnopsis, shared view; estimate).

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synopsis f (genitive synopsis or synopseōs or synopsios); third declension

  1. list
  2. synopsis

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Third-declension noun (Greek-type, i-stem, i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative synopsis synopsēs
synopseis
Genitive synopsis
synopseōs
synopsios
synopsium
Dative synopsī synopsibus
Accusative synopsim
synopsin
synopsem1
synopsēs
synopsīs
Ablative synopsī
synopse1
synopsibus
Vocative synopsis
synopsi
synopsēs
synopseis

1Found sometimes in Medieval and New Latin.

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