Meaning of SPACIOUS in English


[spa.cious] adj [ME, fr. MF spacieux, fr. L spatiosus, fr. spatium space, room] (14c) 1: vast or ample in extent: roomy "a ~ residence"

2: large or magnificent in scale: expansive "a more ~ and stimulating existence than the farm could offer --H. L. Mencken" -- adv -- spa.cious.ness n syn spacious, commodious, capacious, ample mean larger in extent or capacity than the average. spacious implies great length and breadth "a spacious front lawn". commodious stresses roominess and comfortableness "a commodious and airy penthouse apartment". capacious stresses the ability to hold, contain, or retain more than the average "a capacious suitcase". ample implies having a greater size, expanse, or amount than that deemed adequate "ample closet space".

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