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- (uncountable) The quality of being vast.
- 1918, W[illiam] B[abington] Maxwell, chapter V, in The Mirror and the Lamp, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, →OCLC:
- He was thinking; but the glory of the song, the swell from the great organ, the clustered lights, […] , the height and vastness of this noble fane, its antiquity and its strength—all these things seemed to have their part as causes of the thrilling emotion that accompanied his thoughts.
- (countable) Something vast.
- 1932, The Magnet - Bunter's Night Out:
- He had a feeling that he was lost in the vastness of a huge forest.
quality of being vast