voluminousness love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being in coils or convolutions.
  • noun Copiousness; diffuseness.
  • noun The state of being voluminous or bulky.

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  • noun the state of being voluminous

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun greatness of volume

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Examples

  • Here in dim and desperate forms, under the ban of our base culture, stormed at by silly magistrates, sneered at by silly schoolmasters -- here is the old popular literature still popular; here is the unmistakable voluminousness, the thousand-and-one tales of Dick Deadshot, like the thousand-and-one tales of Robin Hood.

    Why Science Fiction Authors Can't Win

  • Hanley Black surveyed his wife's criminal shapelessness and voluminousness of antediluvian, New-England swimming dress with a withering, contemplative eye.

    THE KANAKA SURF

  • Hanley Black's wife, a stout-in-the-middle matron of 45, thinks "It's positively indecent" while her husband "surveyed his wife's criminal shapelessness and voluminousness of ante-diluvian, New England swimming dress with a withering, contemplative eye" and tells her in a sentence never uttered by a human before or since, "You appear as a creature shameful, under a grotesqueness of apparel striving to hide some secret awfulness."

    β€œIt was the Golden Fleece ready for the shearing.”

  • The great achievement of The Bridge is the sheer voluminousness of its coverage.

    The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama by David Remnick

  • Each generation taught the older one a lesson in sheer voluminousness.

    A History of American Law

  • Each generation taught the older one a lesson in sheer voluminousness.

    A History of American Law

  • Each generation taught the older one a lesson in sheer voluminousness.

    A History of American Law

  • My only fear is that there is perhaps a little too much of the novel in it, so that some of the dialogue has a Shavian voluminousness.34

    A Life in Letters

  • My only fear is that there is perhaps a little too much of the novel in it, so that some of the dialogue has a Shavian voluminousness.34

    A Life in Letters

  • It may, if it possesses the luxury of voluminousness or the arrogance of superficiality, attempt to place nearly equal emphasis upon each of these aspects, but there is no proof that a general, inclusive history is any more meaningful than a specialized one.

    Another Roadside Attraction

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