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Word of the Day 11/07/20 Capacious

Capacious (adjective)
capacious [ kuh-pey-shuhs ]


adjective
1. capable of holding much; spacious or roomy: a capacious storage bin.

OTHER WORDS FROM CAPACIOUS
ca·pa·cious·ly, adverb
ca·pa·cious·ness, noun
un·ca·pa·cious, adjective
un·ca·pa·cious·ly, adverb

WORDS RELATED TO CAPACIOUS
abundant, broad, comfortable, commodious, comprehensive, expansive, extended, generous, liberal, plentiful, roomy, sizable, spacious, substantial, vast, voluminous, wide, dilatable, distensible, expandable

SYNONYMS FOR CAPACIOUS
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ample, large.

ANTONYMS FOR CAPACIOUS
confining.

Origin: First recorded in 1605–15; capaci(ty) + -ous

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR CAPACIOUS
As we were getting ready to repair to his capacious table, we were joined by Claude Lanzmann, the maker of the film Shoah.
MY MOMENTS WITH ARIEL SHARON|SETH LIPSKY|JANUARY 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Yet I doubt that she will become a capacious judge with wide-ranging interests and intense curiosity.
ELENA KAGAN'S SURPRISE DEFENDER|RICHARD A. EPSTEIN|MAY 11, 2010|DAILY BEAST

But George H.W. Bush is a man of capacious and unconditional love, so I imagine that carried him through the day.
HOW HILLARY'S FEELING ABOUT CAROLINE|CHRISTOPHER BUCKLEY|JANUARY 24, 2009|DAILY BEAST

Genuine humour, as Landor has pointed out, requires a "sound and capacious mind, which is always a grave one."
MARK TWAIN|ARCHIBALD HENDERSON

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