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



    BrE BrE//ˈɡreɪtnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡreɪtnəs//
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  1. 1the fact of having high status or a lot of influence He was made into a symbol of national greatness. Napoleon promised to restore France to its former greatness.
  2. 2the quality of being extremely good in ability or quality and therefore admired by many people The novel's greatness lies in its simplicity. the greatness of God