- the fact or condition of being large in size, extent, amount, etc.
- Chiefly New England. size1.
Origin of bigness
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Examples from the Web for bigness
The power of bigness corrupts by spreading the twisted logic of bigness.
If absolute power corrupts absolutely, we might now understand that bigness works in a similar way.
The Liebeck jury intuited that the only way to punish this logic of bigness was to partake of it.
The bigness, as evident in the Penguin Random House merger, has reached obscene proportions.
Bigness is the bane of any creative or responsive activity, and publishing is no exception.
Now the bigness only emphasized the dreariness and desolation.Thankful's Inheritance
Joseph C. Lincoln
The richness of the world was crowding on him, the bigness of it, the dangers.The Prisoner
But far more than that, there was a sort of bigness about him.War Letters of a Public-School Boy
He had come, full, full to trembling—with the bigness of his news.Chance
And the mere weight of this bigness is an added disadvantage.Notes on Life and Letters
Word Origin and History for bigness
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