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spacious

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adjective spa·cious \ˈspā-shəs\

Simple Definition of spacious

  • : having a large amount of space

Full Definition of spacious

  1. 1 :  vast or ample in extent :  roomy <a spacious residence>

  2. 2 :  large or magnificent in scale :  expansive <a more spacious and stimulating existence than the farm could offer — H. L. Mencken>

spa·cious·ly adverb
spa·cious·ness noun

Examples of spacious

  1. <almost all of the guests were able to fit into the spacious living room>



Origin of spacious

Middle English, from Anglo-French spacioux, from Latin spatiosus, from spatium space, room


First Known Use: 14th century

Synonym Discussion of spacious

spacious, commodious, capacious, ample mean larger in extent or capacity than the average. spacious implies great length and breadth <a spacious front lawn>. commodious stresses roominess and comfortableness <a commodious and airy penthouse apartment>. capacious stresses the ability to hold, contain, or retain more than the average <a capacious suitcase>. ample implies having a greater size, expanse, or amount than that deemed adequate <ample closet space>.

Rhymes with spacious



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