from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The character of being sweeping or comprehensive: as, the sweepingness of a charge.
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- noun The quality of being
sweeping; broadnessof scope.
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He paused a moment, the least mite taken aback by the sweepingness of his proposition, then glanced belligerently around his little circle of listeners and repeated with emphasis: "No, sir! he'd never die!"
The very sweepingness of the assertion, the baldness, and I might say brutality with which it is made, are convincing in their suggestiveness of one who is laughing very quietly in his sleeve.