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  1. the quality or state of being important, notable, or distinguished:The goal is to inspire students to achieve greatness by taking risks, working hard, and pushing their limits.The town is considered an important historical landmark, and is known primarily for its architectural greatness and venerable history.

  2. the quality or state of being powerful or intense:Those who are deemed incurable by reason of the greatness of their crimes are banished and never allowed to return.

  1. the quality or state of being large in size, stature, number, etc.:The ancient stone walls, towering close to 200 feet high, impress with their greatness.

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Other words from greatness

  • o·ver·great·ness, noun

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