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capaciousness - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'capaciousness' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Capaciousness [ n.]
- The quality of being capacious, as of a vessel, a reservoir a bay, the mind, etc.

Meaning of 'capaciousness' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . capaciousness [ n]
Meaning (1):
- spatial largeness and extensiveness (especially inside a building)
Example in sentence:
  • his new office lacked the spaciousness that he had become accustomed to;
  • roominess in this size car is always a compromise;
  • the capaciousness of Santa's bag astounded the child
Meaning (2):
- intellectual breadth
Example in sentence:
  • his unselfishness gave him great intellectual roominess;
  • the very capaciousness of the idea meant that agreement on fundamentals was unnecessary