vastitude

noun
vas·​ti·​tude | \ ˈva-stə-ˌtüd How to pronounce vastitude (audio) , -ˌtyüd \

Definition of vastitude

Examples of vastitude in a Sentence

the vastitude of the ocean, especially when contemplated from the deck of a small boat

First Known Use of vastitude

1623, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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 vast entry 1

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“Vastitude.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vastitude. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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