Definition of Sweepingness

1. Noun. The quality of being sweeping; broadness of scope. ¹



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Definition of Sweepingness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweepingness

sweep under the rug
sweep up
sweepage
sweepages
sweepback
sweepbacks
sweeper
sweepers
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sweepeth
sweepier
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sweeping day
sweepingly
sweepingness (current term)
sweepingnesses
sweepings
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sweepwasher
sweepwashers
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sweert

Literary usage of Sweepingness

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"Not less extraordinary is the freedom and sweepingness of his criticism of the financial plans of Hamilton,—certainly the ablest financier ever in charge of ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1902)
"Not less extraordinary is the freedom and sweepingness of his criticism of the financial plans of Hamilton,—certainly the ablest financier ever in charge of ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1889)
"... the sweepingness of the assumption completes the flowing breadth of the effect", he goes very near to talking nonsense. For most people, however, ..."

4. The English Review (1850)
"... where they seem to think it necessary to be weak and foolish. Of course this dictum is to be taken with a due degree of allowance for its sweepingness. ..."

5. Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860 by George Saintsbury (1890)
"But when he goes on to say that " the sweepingness of the assumption completes the flowing breadth of the effect," he goes very near to talking nonsense. ..."

6. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"Not less extraordinary is the freedom and sweepingness of his criticism of the financial plans of Hamilton,—certainly the ablest financier ever in charge of ..."

7. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1902)
"Not less extraordinary is the freedom and sweepingness of his criticism of the financial plans of Hamilton,—certainly the ablest financier ever in charge of ..."

8. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1889)
"... the sweepingness of the assumption completes the flowing breadth of the effect", he goes very near to talking nonsense. For most people, however, ..."

9. The English Review (1850)
"... where they seem to think it necessary to be weak and foolish. Of course this dictum is to be taken with a due degree of allowance for its sweepingness. ..."

10. Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860 by George Saintsbury (1890)
"But when he goes on to say that " the sweepingness of the assumption completes the flowing breadth of the effect," he goes very near to talking nonsense. ..."

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