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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greatness  \Great"ness\,  n.  [AS.  gre['a]tnes.] 
  1.  The  state,  condition,  or  quality  of  being  great;  as 
  greatness  of  size,  greatness  of  mind,  power,  etc 
 
  2.  Pride;  haughtiness.  [Obs.] 
 
  It  is  not  of  pride  or  greatness  that  he  cometh  not 
  aboard  your  ships.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  greatness 
  n  1:  the  property  possessed  by  something  or  someone  of 
  outstanding  importance 
  2:  unusual  largeness  in  size  or  extent  [syn:  {enormousness},  {grandness}, 
  {immenseness},  {immensity},  {sizeableness},  {vastness}] 




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