comprehensiveness
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /kɑmpɹɪˈhɛnsɪvnəs/
  • (RP) IPA: /kɒmpɹɪˈhɛnsɪvnəs/

Noun

comprehensiveness (uncountable)

  1. The state of being comprehensive.
    • 1971, Keith Thomas (historian), Religion and the Decline of Magic, Folio Society 2012, p. 312:
      It was this comprehensiveness which made the art so compelling.
    • 1992, Rudolf M[athias] Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page viii:
      The supplementary bibliography (in Vol. VI) attests to the comprehensiveness of the effort.



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