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Meaning of GREATNESS

Pronunciation:  gr'eytnus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  unusual largeness in size or extent
  2. [n]  the property possessed by something or someone of outstanding importance
 

GREATNESS is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: enormousness, grandness, immenseness, immensity, sizeableness, vastness
 
 See Also: bigness, enormity, importance, largeness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Great"ness\, n. [AS. gre['a]tnes.]
1. The state, condition, or quality of being great; as,
   greatness of size, greatness of mind, power, etc.

2. Pride; haughtiness. [Obs.]

         It is not of pride or greatness that he cometh not
         aboard your ships.                    --Bacon.

 
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