Largeness - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈlɑːrdʒnəs|
Brit.  |ˈlɑːdʒnəs|

noun

- the capacity to understand a broad range of topics(syn: breadth, comprehensiveness)

a man distinguished by the largeness and scope of his views

- large or extensive in breadth or importance or comprehensiveness(syn: extensiveness)

the might have repercussions of unimaginable largeness

- the property of having a relatively great size (syn: bigness)
- the quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth) (syn: pretension, pretentiousness)

Examples

A large glass of water

It's the largest city in the state.

These T-shirts are available in three sizes: small, medium, and large.

Which city has the largest population?

Her policies are supported by a large part of the population.

A large number of workers have filed complaints.

He has a very large appetite.

...college students living large on generous allowances from indulgent parents...

These shirts are all larges.

“What size ice-cream cones do you want?” “We'll take three larges and a small.”

Their motion is slow, by reason of their largeness.

a man distinguished by the largeness and scope of his views

the might have repercussions of unimaginable largeness

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