Origin of extensive
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Related Words for extensivenessperiod, breadth, term, mileage, span, diameter, stretch, section, space, portion, height, width, range, magnitude, limit, duration, radius, piece, segment, dimension
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For example, a large interior flooded with light from concealed sources has the airiness and extensiveness of outdoors.
Thus lighting is productive of moods and illusions ranging from the mystery of crowding darkness to the extensiveness of outdoors.
We have nothing like the French stage in the suddenness and extensiveness of the popularity it gives men.
On the contrary, it is eight miles in length, and has to me a character of greatness and extensiveness about it.
The extensiveness of this domestic establishment frightened her a little at first.The Real Adventure
Henry Kitchell Webster
- of or relating to logical extension
- (of a definition) in terms of the objects to which the term applies rather than its meaning
"vast, far-reaching;" c.1600 of immaterial, c.1700 of material things; from Late Latin extensivus, from extens-, past participle stem of Latin extendere (see extend). Earlier in a medical sense, "characterized by swelling" (early 15c.). Related: Extensively; extensiveness.