Definition of Largeness

1. Noun. The capacity to understand a broad range of topics. "A man distinguished by the largeness and scope of his views"

Exact synonyms: Breadth, Comprehensiveness
Generic synonyms: Intelligence
Specialized synonyms: Capaciousness, Roominess
Derivative terms: Comprehensive, Comprehensive

2. Noun. Large or extensive in breadth or importance or comprehensiveness. "The very extensiveness of his power was a temptation to abuse it"
Exact synonyms: Extensiveness
Generic synonyms: Magnitude
Derivative terms: Extensive, Large, Large

3. Noun. The property of having a relatively great size.

4. Noun. The quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth).
Exact synonyms: Pretension, Pretentiousness
Generic synonyms: Unnaturalness
Specialized synonyms: Ostentation
Derivative terms: Large, Pretentious
Antonyms: Unpretentiousness

Definition of Largeness

1. n. The quality or state of being large.

Definition of Largeness

1. Noun. (obsolete) Liberality; generosity. ¹

2. Noun. The property of being physically large. ¹

3. Noun. The quality of not being limited or constrained; having great scope. ¹

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Definition of Largeness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Largeness

large yellow lady's slipper
largeleaf holly
largeness (current term)
larger bindweed
larger than life

Literary usage of Largeness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"This largeness of his nature, coupled with its quickness, its mobility, makes his serious moods seem an affectation or assumption to narrow, ..."

2. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1878)
"[Bound up with the Almanack for 1689, in which the foregoing Journal is contained, there is a handbill advertisement of a dwarf, "for largeness and ..."

3. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"Soon after this the Yearly Meeting began at York, which, because of the largeness of that county, ..."

4. The Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeos by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1876)
"Large- with the ordinary practical educator, is largeness of view. In the discourse Against the Sophists he remarks that the vision of these teachers is ..."

5. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1880)
"And I am sure it is in the breadth, largeness, and frankness of our mutual concessions, as soon as concessions become necessary, that the world will be ..."

6. The Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeos by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1893)
"... is largeness of 1. Large-y*X view. In the discourse Ayn/nxt tin' Sophists he re- view, r marks that the vision o[' these teachers is generally limited ..."

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