Greatness

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Noun

Greatness (uncountable)
  1. The state, condition, or quality of being great; as, greatness of size, greatness of mind, power, etc.
    Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em.Shakespeare
  2. (obsolete): Pride; haughtiness.
    It is not of pride or greatness that he cometh not aboard your ships.Francis Bacon.

Adjectives for Greatness

false; intellectual; enduring; moral; natural; Ingenuous; true; simple; affected; immeasurable; veiled; esteemed; imperial; patent; corresponding; undiminishable; deserved; apparent; recognized.

Verbs for Greatness

achieve—; advertise—; attain—; bestow— upon; contemplate—of; envy—; expatiate on—; gain—; inspire—; perceive—; pursue—; reach—; seize—; sweep into—; thrust—upon; —affects; —appeals; —elevates ; —fetters; —serves ; —torments.

Thesaurus

accomplishment, ampleness, amplitude, area, ascendancy, authority, bigheartedness, bigness, body, breadth, broadness, brooding, bulk, caliber, capaciousness, chivalrousness, chivalry, comprehensiveness, consequence, conspicuousness, copiousness, coverage, covering, deanship, depth, diameter, dignity, dimension, dimensions, distinction, elevation, eminence, errantry, esteem, exaltation, excellence, expanse, expansion, expansiveness, extension, extensiveness, extent, fame, favor, gauge, generosity, generousness, gestation, girth, glory, grandeur, grandiosity, grandness, gravidity, gravidness, great heart, greatheartedness, greatness of heart, heaviness, height, heroism, high mightiness, high-mindedness, honor, idealism, importance, incomparability, incubation, influence, influentialness, inimitability, knight-errantry, knightliness, largeheartedness, largeness, lead, length, liberality, liberalness, loftiness, magnanimity, magnanimousness, magnitude, majority, mark, mass, measure, measurement, memorability, moment, nobility, noble-mindedness, nobleness, notability, note, noteworthiness, one-upmanship, openhandedness, outstandingness, precedence, predominance, predomination, preeminence, pregnancy, preponderance, prepotence, prepotency, prerogative, pressure, prestige, princeliness, priority, privilege, profundity, prominence, proportion, proportions, radius, range, rank, reach, remarkableness, renown, reputation, repute, right-of-way, salience, scale, scope, seniority, significance, sitting, size, skill, spaciousness, spread, stature, sublimity, success, supereminence, superiority, tallness, the family way, transcendence, transcendency, virtuosity, volume, weight, weightiness, wideness, width

Etymology

Old English greátnes.

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