sweepingness
noun see sweeping II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sweepingness — Sweeping Sweep ing, a. Cleaning off surfaces, or cleaning away dust, dirt, or litter, as a broom does; moving with swiftness and force; carrying everything before it; including in its scope many persons or things; as, a sweeping flood; a sweeping …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sweepingness — sweep·ing·ness …   English syllables

  • sweepingness — noun see sweeping II * * * sweepˈingness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑sweep …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweeping — I. noun Date: 14th century 1. the act or action of one that sweeps < gave the room a good sweeping > 2. plural things collected by sweeping ; refuse II. adjective Date: 1573 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • commonness — Synonyms and related words: Attic simplicity, accustomedness, averageness, banality, banalness, baseness, chasteness, classical purity, cliche, coarseness, common occurrence, commonality, commonplaceness, confirmedness, conventionality, corniness …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • inaccuracy — Synonyms and related words: abstractionism, adulteration, allowance, amorphousness, approximation, blobbiness, blurriness, broadness, coloring, defectibility, defectiveness, deficiency, deformation, deviation, disorder, distortion, erroneousness …   Moby Thesaurus

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