Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: largeness
IPA transcription: [l'ɑɹdʒnɪs]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: pretentiousness, pretension, largeness
    Meaning: the quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth)
  • Synonyms: largeness, bigness
    Meaning: the property of having a relatively great size
  • Synonyms: largeness, extensiveness
    Meaning: large or extensive in breadth or importance or comprehensiveness; "the might have repercussions of unimaginable largeness"; "the very extensiveness of his power was a temptation to abuse it"
  • Synonyms: breadth, comprehensiveness, largeness
    Meaning: the capacity to understand a broad range of topics; "a teacher must have a breadth of knowledge of the subject"; "a man distinguished by the largeness and scope of his views"
Usage examples
  • Not a man, not a sail, upon the sea; the very largeness of the view increased the sense of solitude.
  • They conducted me to their encampment; and there having opened my bag, they were surprised at the largeness of my diamonds, and confessed that they had never seen any of such size and perfection.