Definition for MAG'NI-TUDE

MAG'NI-TUDE, n. [L. magnitudo.]

  1. Extent of dimensions or parts; bulk; size; applied to things that have length, breadth or thickness.
  2. Greatness; grandeur. With plain heroic magnitude of mind. Milton.
  3. Greatness, in reference to influence or effect; importance. In affairs of magnitude, disdain not to take counsel.

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