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Definition of "capaciousness" [ca•pa•cious•ness]

  • The quality of being capacious. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "capaciousness" in a sentence
  • "When I recall the capaciousness of his understanding, the breadth of his experience, the range of his information, and set them side by side with the cruel limitations imposed upon him by his blindness and by his shattered constitution, I forget the severity of his discipline, I marvel only that his self-control should have served him so well in the tedious business of breaking a new man to his service."
  • "But the album for which she is being rightly acclaimed, 50 Words for Snow, as well as cleverly weaving together some hauntingly beautiful melodies with a characteristically surrealist narrative, also perpetuates a widely held myth about the semantic capaciousness of the Inuit language."
  • "For Dawkins, all the same, agnosticism's embrace of a similar unknown points not to its stringency or capaciousness, but to its "poverty.""