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vastity

noun vas·ti·ty \-stətē, -ətē, -i\

Definition of vastity

plural

-es

archaic

  1. :  a waste or desolate condition his nature inclining to peace, by which his country might enjoy plenty, hating war and discord, as the causes of vastity and penury — J. B. Planché

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Origin and Etymology of vastity

Middle French vastité, from Latin vastitat-, vastitas, from vastus empty, waste + -itat-, -itas -ity


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vastity

noun vas·ti·ty \"\

Definition of vastity

plural

-es

  1. :  vastitude the dreadful vastity of the stars — Rose Macaulay

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Origin and Etymology of vastity

Latin vastitas, from vastus vast + -itas -ity


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