The duties on transactions, levied chiefly by stamps, were ill-graded and lacking in comprehensiveness.
I used to pride myself on that once, fool that I was, and call it comprehensiveness.
Nothing is more remarkable about Empedocles than his versatility and comprehensiveness.
But the bird's-eye view of the city is a marvel in its perfection and comprehensiveness.
The comprehensiveness of this sweeping statement might have made Ortensia smile at any other time.
The work of Spencer is beyond precedent for comprehensiveness and depth.
It shows a breadth and comprehensiveness on the part of the leaders of its twenty-in-one organization of which I am very proud.
He is recognized for the comprehensiveness and eclecticism of his approach.
Utility, convenient a word as it is from its comprehensiveness, has very inconvenient and misleading implications.
The variety of trees here collected is marvellous in its comprehensiveness.
"containing much," 1610s, from French comprehénsif, from Late Latin comprehensivus, from comprehens-, past participle stem of Latin comprehendere (see comprehend). Related: Comprehensively (mid-15c.); comprehensiveness.