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magnitude

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of magnitude

  1. 1 the quality or state of being important the magnitude of the issue can scarcely be overstated Synonyms of magnitude account, consequence, import, importance, moment, momentousness, significance, weight, weightinessWords Related to magnitude celebrity, distinction, eminence, fame, note, noteworthiness, notoriety, preeminence, prominence, renown; store, substance, substantiveness, value, worth, worthiness; gravity, seriousness; authority, control, dominion, mastery, potency, power, sway; mark, name, report, reputation, repute; centrality, essentiality, essentialness; cachet, position, prestige, rank, standing, stature, status; glory, greatness, honor, illustriousnessNear Antonyms of magnitude paltriness, pettiness, valuelessness, worthlessness; discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, odium, opprobrium, shame; anonymity; obscurityAntonyms of magnitude insignificance, littleness, puniness, slightness, smallness, triviality

  2. 2 the quality or state of being very large the mountain's sheer magnitude usually leaves tourists speechless Synonyms of magnitude enormity, enormousness, giantism, gigantism, hugeness, immenseness, immensity, massiveness, prodigiousness, vastitude, vastnessWords Related to magnitude bigness, extensiveness, greatness, largeness, sizableness, voluminousness, weightiness; awesomeness, grandness, stupendousness, tremendousness; boundlessness, limitlessness; ampleness, capaciousness, commodiousness, spaciousness; excessiveness, extravagance, extremeness, gaudiness, grandiosity, immoderacyNear Antonyms of magnitude littleness, puniness, smallness; trivialityAntonyms of magnitude diminutiveness, minuteness, tininess

  3. 3 the total amount of measurable space or surface occupied by something the magnitude of the planned skyscraper is totally disproportionate with that of the other buildings on the block Synonyms of magnitude bulk, dimension, extent, size, measure, measurement, proportionWords Related to magnitude area; capaciousness, commodiousness, roominess, spaciousness; ampleness, amplitude, bigness, bulkiness, enormousness, grandness, greatness, grossness, heftiness, hugeness, immenseness, immensity, largeness, mass, massiveness, monstrousness, stupendousness, tremendousness, vastness, volume, voluminousness



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