1. intellectual breadth

the very capaciousness of the idea meant that agreement on fundamentals was unnecessary


his unselfishness gave him great intellectual roominess

Syn: ↑roominess
Hypernyms: ↑breadth, ↑comprehensiveness, ↑largeness
2. spatial largeness and extensiveness (especially inside a building)

the capaciousness of Santa's bag astounded the child


roominess in this size car is always a compromise


his new office lacked the spaciousness that he had become accustomed to

Derivationally related forms: ↑commodious (for: ↑commodiousness), ↑spacious (for: ↑spaciousness), ↑roomy (for: ↑roominess), ↑capacious
Hypernyms: ↑largeness, ↑bigness
Hyponyms: ↑airiness, ↑seating capacity

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