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Definition of "muchness" [much•ness]

  • Greatness of quantity, degree, or extent. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "muchness" in a sentence
  • "Mia Wasikowska did not ring my chimes as Alice -- she lacked, in the Hatter's words, "muchness," but she looked grand in her armor, and was in constant battle with a script that seemed to call upon her to be simultaneously passive and active, for no particular internal reason I could see."
  • "` ` The style of his Grace (to say nothing here of his thought, of which others have spoken words of admiration certainly not too strong) often runs into poetry; and it has everywhere that indescribable not-too-muchness which is always the cachet of high-class work. ''"
  • "What I've gained in these past few years of living in pop's hurricane eye is not a love of songcraft I got that listening to Elvis Costello in my dorm room or a craving for spectacular "muchness""