from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greatness of quantity, degree, or extent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Large size or bulk; bigness; size; magnitude (large or small).
- n. Greatness in quantity, number, amount, or degree.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Greatness; extent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being much; large quantity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. greatness of quantity or measure or extent
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"
(compare our '_square_ meal'), _heft_ for _weight_, and 'muchness' in the 'Mirror for Magistrates,' _bankbill_ in Swift and Fielding, and _as_ for _that_ I might say _passim_.
The good news is that Paul's campaign has offered her and her mother a private meeting with the candidate.12.16pm: Today's poll round-up, and there have been a blizzard of the things in the last two days, all much of a muchness but showing a slight slide in Mitt Romney's sky-high ratings and an uptick for Jon Huntsman and others.
The contrast between the ocean's nothingness and civilization's muchness is captured by the photographs of Alex L.
Some theme anthologies need to be read and savored slowly, being much of a muchness, one story bearing too much of a similarity to another.
As a writer who since my teenaged days has had one foot in the Spanish world, that is, Spain, whose art, architecture and writing, has always included multiple highways and byways -- an innate baroqueness -- I am used to this muchness.
Since the emphasis is more on graphic variety than continuity, there's almost a sense of too-muchness, but that's fine; it's another expression of devotion.
The three racing offerings are much of a muchness; dune buggy racing, canoeing and "water rocket", which sounds a lot more exciting than it is.