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vo·lu·mi·nous

 (və-lo͞o′mə-nəs)
adj.
1. Having great volume or size: a voluminous trunk; a voluminous cloud.
2. Filling or capable of filling a large volume or many volumes: the voluminous court record of the trial.
3. Speaking or writing in great amounts or at great length: a voluminous talker.
4. Archaic Having many coils; winding.

[Late Latin volūminōsus, having many folds, from Latin volūmen, volūmin-, roll of writing; see volume.]

vo·lu′mi·nos′i·ty (-nŏs′ĭ-tē), vo·lu′mi·nous·ness (-nəs-nĭs) n.
vo·lu′mi·nous·ly adv.
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voluminous

(vəˈluːmɪnəs)
adj
1. of great size, quantity, volume, or extent
2. (of writing) consisting of or sufficient to fill volumes
3. prolific in writing or speech
4. obsolete winding
[C17: from Late Latin volūminōsus full of windings, from volūmen volume]
voluminosity, voˈluminousness n
voˈluminously adv
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vo•lu•mi•nous

(vəˈlu mə nəs)

adj.
1. filling or sufficient to fill a volume or volumes: a voluminous correspondence.
2. writing copiously or at great length: a voluminous writer.
3. of great volume, size, or extent.
4. having ample folds or fullness: voluminous skirts.
5. having many coils, convolutions, or windings.
[1605–15; < Late Latin volūminōsus full of folds, derivative of Latin volūmen (see volume)]
vo•lu′mi•nous•ly, adv.
vo•lu′mi•nous•ness, vo•lu`mi•nos′i•ty (-ˈnɒs ɪ ti) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.voluminous - large in volume or bulkvoluminous - large in volume or bulk; "a voluminous skirt"
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
2.voluminous - marked by repeated turns and bendsvoluminous - marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track"
crooked - having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"
3.voluminous - large in number or quantity (especially of discourse); "she took copious notes"; "a subject of voluminous legislation"
abundant - present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"
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voluminous

adjective
1. large, big, full, massive, vast, ample, bulky, billowing, roomy, cavernous, capacious She was swathed in a voluminous cloak.
large small, tiny, skimpy, slight
2. copious, extensive, prolific, abundant, plentiful, profuse this author's voluminous writings and correspondence
copious inadequate, insufficient, scanty
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voluminous

adjective
1. Of full measure; not narrow or restricted:
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Translations

voluminous

[vəˈluːmɪnəs] ADJ (= large, capacious) → voluminoso; (= prolific) → prolífico; (= overlong) → prolijo
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voluminous

[vəˈluːmɪnəs] adjvolumineux/euse
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voluminous

adjvoluminös (geh); figure alsoüppig; writingsumfangreich; skirts, shirt, pocketswallend
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voluminous

[vəˈluːmɪnəs] adjvoluminoso/a; (writer) → prolifico/a; (notes) → abbondante
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Oh, from out the sounding cells, What a gush of euphony voluminously wells!
They fell away voluminously into the capaciousness of her bosom.
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Into this dimly-lit and dim-featured group May Archer floated like a swan with the sunset on her: she seemed larger, fairer, more voluminously rustling than her husband had ever seen her; and he perceived that the rosiness and rustlingness were the tokens of an extreme and infantile shyness.
Within, there was a spacious breadth, and an airy height from floor to roof, now partially filled with smoke and steam, which eddied voluminously upward and formed a mimic cloud-region over their heads.
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The vile language ascribed to Watson was so voluminously and unspeakably vile, that he felt they were injuring their own case.
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After his return to New York in 1940, he traveled in the United States, wrote voluminously, and finally settled in Big Sur, California.
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And no street slogans, no matter how volubly and voluminously raised, can inflict even a slight slowdown in lawlessness nor can it impart even a marginal uplift in governance.
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