expansiveness expansiveness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a quality characterized by magnificence of scale or the tendency to expand
  2. (n) a friendly open trait of a talkative person

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. With Viet Nam, the consensus and the expansiveness collapsed.
  2. What he appears to have found most attractive is the prayer's expansiveness.
  3. No less quirkish and studied than his earlier films, this one has an expansiveness, a rowdiness and emotional generosity, that flows directly from its ribald antihero.

News

  1. AT&T teases July 16th event, wants us to 'get ready for what's next'

    AT&T is attempting to cater to the Boy / Girl Scout in each of us: the carrier wants us to be prepared for what's coming. What this particular piece of news is, we're not quite certain, but it's apparently something AT&T is rather proud of. Beneath the teaser, the company boasts quotes from various publications about the strength, speed and expansiveness of its network, which means this is ...
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Engadget

  2. Nature lovers: Kisatchie Forest's Calcasieu District offers visitors myriad pleasures

    The expansiveness of Louisiana's Kisatchie National Forest is equally matched by the pleasures awaiting visitors in the forest's different districts.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: The News-Star

Quotes

  1. "There's an expansiveness about Texas," Mr. Arum told me, "and this stadium has captured it."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Bob Arum Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "The expansiveness of it is just incredible," Governor Crist said after viewing the slick from the air for the second time. "It just continues to grow. That's very distressing. We're just trying to do everything we can to protect our state."
    on May 4, 2010 By: Charlie Crist Source: Independent

  3. In the WashingtonPost, the poet Billy Collins called the book "a welcome and needed reminder of the expansiveness and weight of this poet's output (and) an opportunity to enjoy the delightful variety of his work and the sheer charm of his voice."
    on Jun 14, 2006 By: Billy Collins Source: Concord Monitor

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