They formed, however, only a spur of the vaster Weisshorn, the cone of which was not visible from our dormitory.
But only for a minute; other things of vaster importance held him.
Our picture was the vaster, the more splendid, the more enduring.
The universe is vaster than he or any of the Old Testament age could even imagine.
The more we know, the vaster the virgin fields of investigation open to us, and the more infinitesimal becomes our knowledge.
Hugo is far more akin to Byron; but his range is vaster than Byron's.
And she lives too in a figure in the vaster federal and vaster English land beyond the Ocean.
Idiosyncrasies were overlooked in the vaster society of St. James'.
But to lose your own sorrow in the vaster sense of national trouble—that is the first consciousness of a duty and a mission.
She had drunk of a headier cup, and had known a vaster intoxication.
1570s, from Middle French vaste, from Latin vastus "immense, extensive, huge," also "desolate, unoccupied, empty." The two meanings probably originally attached to two separate words, one with a long -a- one with a short -a-, that merged in early Latin (see waste). Very popular early 18c. as an intensifier. Related: Vastly; vastness.