noun see massive

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  • Massiveness — Mass ive*ness, n. The state or quality of being massive; massiness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • massiveness — massive ► ADJECTIVE 1) large and heavy or solid. 2) exceptionally large, intense, or severe. 3) forming a solid or continuous mass. DERIVATIVES massively adverb massiveness noun. ORIGIN French massif, from Latin massa mass …   English terms dictionary

  • massiveness — See massively. * * * …   Universalium

  • massiveness — noun The property of being massive …   Wiktionary

  • massiveness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being physically heavy: heaviness, heftiness, ponderosity, ponderousness, weight, weightiness. Informal: avoirdupois. See HEAVY …   English dictionary for students

  • massiveness — mas·sive·ness || mæsɪnɪs n. heaviness, solidness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • massiveness — mas·sive·ness …   English syllables

  • massiveness — noun 1. an unwieldy largeness • Syn: ↑bulkiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑massive, ↑bulky (for: ↑bulkiness) • Hypernyms: ↑largeness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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