Definition of expansiveness in English:


Pronunciation /ɛkˈspansɪvnəs//ɪkˈspansɪvnəs/


  • See expansive

    • ‘The Guggenheim, which more than any other art museum epitomized the heady expansiveness of the 1990s economy, has suffered more than most.’
    • ‘What really captivated me about this book is what I can only call its expansiveness, its sense of literary grace and play in the telling of history.’
    • ‘When we entered the cemetery, I was immediately struck by the sense of peace and expansiveness that pervaded the place.’
    • ‘Breathing in and out for an equal length of time is another way to experience expansiveness and balance.’
    • ‘This expansiveness raised problems of rhetoric and tone.’