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Roominess   /rˈuminəs/   Listen
Roominess

noun
1.
Intellectual breadth.  Synonym: capaciousness.  "His unselfishness gave him great intellectual roominess"
2.
Spatial largeness and extensiveness (especially inside a building).  Synonyms: capaciousness, commodiousness, spaciousness.  "Roominess in this size car is always a compromise" , "His new office lacked the spaciousness that he had become accustomed to"






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"Roominess" Quotes from Famous Books



... grumbling over his large and expensive family and the bad year it has been for everything. It is always a bad year with farmers, isn't it? The house is tight-packed, as usual. They always have visitors. I was glad to escape to this delicious roominess. They are all outrageously well and hungry, as Dad says. And some of them will love to come after Christmas, if you can really have them. They must be at home for Christmas, they say. I am sure some of them could well ...
— Love of Brothers • Katharine Tynan

... brought a family with them into camp were more seriously troubled with the cares of providing quarters, and pondered regretfully on the peace and roominess of home. Still as we are leaving no one houseless or dinnerless, we may turn aside to describe at more leisure the place we lived in and the manner ...
— Uppingham by the Sea - a Narrative of the Year at Borth • John Henry Skrine

... "Queen Anne" has its merits.[72] It combines simplicity, roominess and comfort, colour, light and shade. Soft colouring to harmonize the new furniture with the tender tints of the faded quaintnesses just restored to society; care in grouping even the commonest objects, so as ...
— Needlework As Art • Marian Alford



Words linked to "Roominess" :   bigness, airiness, breadth, roomy, largeness, comprehensiveness, seating capacity



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