Definition of Greatness

1. Noun. The property possessed by something or someone of outstanding importance or eminence.

Exact synonyms: Illustriousness
Generic synonyms: Importance
Derivative terms: Great, Illustrious, Illustrious



2. Noun. Unusual largeness in size or extent or number.
Exact synonyms: Enormousness, Grandness, Immenseness, Immensity, Sizeableness, Vastness, Wideness
Generic synonyms: Bigness, Largeness
Specialized synonyms: Enormity
Derivative terms: Enormous, Grand, Grand, Great, Great, Immense, Immense, Sizeable, Sizeable, Vast, Wide, Wide, Wide, Wide

Definition of Greatness

1. n. The state, condition, or quality of being great; as, greatness of size, greatness of mind, power, etc.

Definition of Greatness

1. Noun. The state, condition, or quality of being great; as, greatness of size, greatness of mind, power, etc. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) : Pride; haughtiness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Greatness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greatness

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greater whitethroat
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greater yellowlegs
greater zygomatic muscle
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greatness (current term)
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Literary usage of Greatness

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1. The Works of William H. Seward by William Henry Seward, George E. Baker (1853)
"THE TRUE greatness OF OUR COUNTRY. PATRIOTISM is allied to philosophy, and inseparable from benevolence. A virtuous citizen is not satisfied with knowing ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, William Smith (1862)
"THE ascent to greatness, however steep and dangerous, may entertain an active spirit with the consciousness and exercise of greatness its own powers : but ..."

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