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broadness

[brawd-nis]
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noun
  1. the state or character of being broad: the broadness of the ship; the broadness of his jokes.
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Origin of broadness

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at broad, -ness
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Examples from the Web for broadness

Historical Examples

  • And they call that liberality, broadness of mind, exceeding love.

    Gospel Doctrine

    Joseph F. Smith

  • But his broadness, skilfulness, kindness and refinement is Russian.

  • Yet, like all men who are preoccupied with their own broadness, he was exceptionally narrow.

    Flappers and Philosophers

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • The Fijian nose shows a strong tendency to broadness of the bridge.

  • "Art," as I understand the term in its broadness, contradistinguishes from nature.