capaciousness

capacious

[kuh-pey-shuhs]
adjective
capable of holding much; spacious or roomy: a capacious storage bin.

Origin:
1605–15; capaci(ty) + -ous

capaciously, adverb
capaciousness, noun
uncapacious, adjective
uncapaciously, adverb
uncapaciousness, noun


ample, large.


confining.
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capacious (kəˈpeɪʃəs)
 
adj
capable of holding much; roomy; spacious
 
[C17: from Latin capāx, from Latin capere to take]
 
ca'paciously
 
adv
 
ca'paciousness
 
n

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capacious
1614, from L. capaci-, from capere "to take" (see capable).
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