massiveness

  • 1 Massiveness — Mass ive*ness, n. The state or quality of being massive; massiness. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 massiveness — massive ► ADJECTIVE 1) large and heavy or solid. 2) exceptionally large, intense, or severe. 3) forming a solid or continuous mass. DERIVATIVES massively adverb massiveness noun. ORIGIN French massif, from Latin massa mass …

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  • 3 massiveness — noun see massive …

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  • 4 massiveness — See massively. * * * …

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  • 5 massiveness — noun The property of being massive …

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  • 6 massiveness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The state or quality of being physically heavy: heaviness, heftiness, ponderosity, ponderousness, weight, weightiness. Informal: avoirdupois. See HEAVY …

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  • 7 massiveness — mas·sive·ness || mæsɪnɪs n. heaviness, solidness …

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  • 8 massiveness — mas·sive·ness …

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  • 9 massiveness — noun 1. an unwieldy largeness • Syn: ↑bulkiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑massive, ↑bulky (for: ↑bulkiness) • Hypernyms: ↑largeness, ↑ …

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  • 10 Western architecture — Introduction       history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present.       The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the… …

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  • 12 architecture — /ahr ki tek cheuhr/, n. 1. the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of… …

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  • 13 Mendes da Rocha, Paulo — ▪ 2007       On May 30, 2006, in Istanbul, 77 year old Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha accepted the 2006 Pritzker Architecture Prize. In doing so he became the second Brazilian architect (after Oscar Niemeyer) to be awarded the annual… …

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  • 14 bulkiness — noun an unwieldy largeness • Syn: ↑massiveness • Derivationally related forms: ↑massive (for: ↑massiveness), ↑bulky • Hypernyms: ↑largeness, ↑ …

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  • 15 heftiness — noun 1. possessing muscular strength • Syn: ↑brawn, ↑brawniness, ↑muscle, ↑muscularity, ↑sinew • Derivationally related forms: ↑sinewy (for: ↑sine …

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  • 16 monolithic — adjective 1. imposing in size or bulk or solidity massive oak doors Moore s massive sculptures the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture a monumental scale • Syn: ↑massive, ↑monumental …

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  • 17 ponderosity — noun the property of being large in mass • Syn: ↑heft, ↑heftiness, ↑massiveness, ↑ponderousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ponderous, ↑ponderous (for: ↑ …

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  • 18 ponderousness — noun 1. an oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency a book so serious that it sometimes subsided into ponderousness his lectures tend to heaviness and repetition • Syn: ↑heaviness • Derivationally related forms:… …

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  • 19 Barrel bulk — Bulk Bulk (b[u^]lk), n. [OE. bulke, bolke, heap; cf. Dan. bulk lump, clod, OSw. bolk crowd, mass, Icel. b?lkast to be bulky. Cf. {Boll}, n., {Bile} a boil, {Bulge}, n.] 1. Magnitude of material substance; dimensions; mass; size; as, an ox or ship …

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  • 20 Bulk — (b[u^]lk), n. [OE. bulke, bolke, heap; cf. Dan. bulk lump, clod, OSw. bolk crowd, mass, Icel. b?lkast to be bulky. Cf. {Boll}, n., {Bile} a boil, {Bulge}, n.] 1. Magnitude of material substance; dimensions; mass; size; as, an ox or ship of great… …

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