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Word of the Day 10/20/21 Capacious

Capacious (adjective)
ca·pa·cious [kuh-pey-shuhs]
(previously 07-26-13)

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

See synonyms for: capacious / capaciously / capaciousness on Thesaurus.com
OTHER WORDS FOR CAPACIOUS
ample, large.

OPPOSITES FOR CAPACIOUS
confining.

Origin: 1605–15; capaci(ty) + -ous

HOW TO USE CAPACIOUS IN A SENTENCE
There is no easy redemption here, but these people feel real and capacious and, despite their circumstances, dynamic.
IN ‘RITES,’ SAVANNAH JOHNSTON PORTRAYS THE ACHING, FARCICAL NATURE OF EXISTENCE WITH STUNNING CLARITY|KRISTEN MILLARES YOUNG|SEPTEMBER 27, 2021|WASHINGTON POST

Faced with such capacious ignorance, our only rational course is to use every means possible, regardless of cost, to try to save all species of life, knowing that if we fail to save enough of the essential ones, we will have no future.
NO SPECIES IS AN ISLAND - ISSUE 105: WHALE SONGS|ROGER PAYNE|SEPTEMBER 8, 2021|NAUTILUS

I likely became a novelist, in part, because novels are deep, capacious.
I DIDN'T CONSIDER MY MARRIAGE INTERRACIAL. BUT I WASN'T BEING TOTALLY HONEST WITH MYSELF|NAIMA COSTER|MARCH 4, 2021|TIME

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

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