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Definition of expansiveness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    expansiveness

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ɪkˈspænsɪvnəs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈspænsɪvnəs//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1great size; the fact that something covers a large area At the Pantheon, we are struck by the sheer expansiveness of the space.
  2. 2the fact that something covers a large subject area The irony of searching the web is that its greatest virtue—the expansiveness of its listings—is also its greatest failing.
  3. 3friendly behaviour that shows that you are willing to talk