vastity

vastity

[vas-ti-tee, vah-sti-]
noun
1.
immensity; vastness.
2.
Archaic. wasteness; desolation.

Origin:
1535–45; < Middle French vastite < Latin vastitās; see vast, -ity

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vast (vɑːst)
 
adj
1.  unusually large in size, extent, degree, or number; immense
2.  (prenominal) (intensifier): in vast haste
 
n
3.  poetic chiefly the vast immense or boundless space
4.  dialect (Brit) a very great amount or number
 
[C16: from Latin vastus deserted]
 
'vastity
 
n
 
'vastly
 
adv
 
'vastness
 
n

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