vastitude

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noun vas·ti·tude \ˈvas-tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\

Definition of vastitude

Examples of vastitude in a sentence

  1. <the vastitude of the ocean, especially when contemplated from the deck of a small boat>

Origin and Etymology of vastitude

borrowed from Latin vāstitūdō “ravaged or neglected condition, immense size” from vāstus or vastus “devoid of habitation, desolate, dreary,” also, “of great size, immense” + -tūdō, abstract noun suffix — more at 1vast


First Known Use: 1623



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