largeness c.1300, from LARGE (Cf. large) + -NESS (Cf. -ness).

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  • largeness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. magnitude, proportion, breath; see measure 1 , measurement 2 , quantity , size 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being large in amount, extent, or importance: amplitude, bigness, greatness,… …   English dictionary for students

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