CAPACIOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CAPACIOUS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
capacious
 a.  capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy
Classic Sentence:
1  Don't take off your apron, whatever you do, it's peculiarly becoming, said Laurie, as Jo bestowed his especial aversion in her capacious pocket and offered her arm to support his feeble steps.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR
2  His capacious waistcoat was suggestive of a large heart underneath.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
3  I have no one near me, gentle yet courageous, possessed of a cultivated as well as of a capacious mind, whose tastes are like my own, to approve or amend my plans.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 2
4  There comes an end to all things; the most capacious measure is filled at last; and this brief condescension to evil finally destroyed the balance of my soul.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
5  I had also with me a somewhat old, but capacious hand-bag in which I had intended to place the manuscript of a work of fiction that I had written during my few unoccupied hours.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In THIRD ACT
Example Sentence:
1  In the capacious rotunda of the railroad terminal, thousands of travelers lingered while waiting for their train.