largeness largeness  /ˈlɑrdʒ nɪs/


  1. (n) the capacity to understand a broad range of topics
  2. (n) large or extensive in breadth or importance or comprehensiveness
  3. (n) the property of having a relatively great size
  4. (n) the quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth)


  1. What remains is Reagan's largeness and deeply enduring significance.
  2. With nearly $4 billion pledged in tsunami relief so far, the governments of the world's wealthiest countries have sought to lay to rest doubts about the largeness of their largesse.
  3. It does usually suggest a certain largeness of character or presence on the stage, which Bush does not possess.


  1. "The largeness of character that comes across the screen has also been seen throughout his life," President Bush said at the time.
    on Apr 6, 2006 By: President Bush Source: 940 News

  2. "We knew Hillary Clinton would win in a landslide," said Stewart, seeking Rather's expert assessment. "But how would you describe the largeness of her victory?"
    on Nov 7, 2006 By: Jon Stewart Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "Christian had it," Linklater said. "He has this star quality, the physical presence - this largeness about him."
    on Dec 4, 2009 By: Richard Linklater Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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