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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