massiveness massiveness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an unwieldy largeness
  2. (n) the property of being large in mass

Usage(s):

  1. Handel's serene 18th-Century score was sung with traditional massiveness by a chorus of 1,800 voices.
  2. This gives an awesome touch to Wotruba's figures, as effective in their blunt massiveness as the matchstick-thin figures of France's Alberto Giacometti.
  3. Up to that point, the museum's massiveness is masked by giant earthen embankments.

News

  • Opportunity, Montana

    Brad Tyer's Opportunity, Montana (Beacon, 2013) is a meticulously researched, entertaining rant of nonfiction that targets with bullseye precision contemporary environmentalism's faith in redemption. by Jo Deurbrouck With their storm-swallowing massiveness and veined, granitic peaks, Western landscapes invite a comforting lie: Theirs is a resilience no species so thin of skin, so vulnerable to ...
    on July 24, 2013     Source: Boise Weekly

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