capacious

Definition: Roomy; spacious

Brainypics - Create new Brainypic

Read more sentences using the word capacious.
« Previous 1

Videos - Add Video

Videos that illustrate how to use the word capacious.

No-thumb

(0)

Comment?

See how journalists use the word capacious in the news?

Famous writers using capacious in a sentence.

The Wit and Humor of America, Volume IX - By P. Marshall Wilder
...Once or twice he stopped, and putting his arms their whole length into his capacious trousers, gazed with some interest at the additional width they thus acquired ....
Wuthering Heights - By Emily Bront
...Then, stretching herself upon a couch, she motioned me to a capacious easy-chair that stood opposite--- not before the fire, but before a wideopen window -LRB- for it...
A Christmas Carol - By Charles Dickens, Albert Franklin Blaisdell
...He rubbed his hands; adjusted his capacious waistcoat; laughed all over himself, from his shoes to his organ of benevolence; and called out in a comfortable, oily, rich, fat, jovial voice :--" Yo ho, there !...
The Age of Innocence - By Edith Wharton
...A flight of smooth double chins led down to the dizzy depths of a still-snowy bosom veiled in snowy muslins that were held in place by a miniature portrait of the late Mr. Mingott; and around and below, wave after wave of black silk surged away over the edges of a capacious armchair, with two tiny white hands poised like gulls on the surface of the billows ....
The count of Monte-Cristo - By Alexandre Dumas
...The box taken by Albert was in the first circle; although each of the three tiers of boxes is deemed equally aristocratic, and is, for this reason, generally styled the " nobility 's boxes, " and, although the box engaged for the two friends was sufficiently capacious to contain at least a dozen persons, it had cost less than would be paid at some of the French theaters for one admitting merely four occupants ....
Silas Marner - By George Eliot, Edward Leeds Gulick
...CHAPTER X Justice Malam was naturally regarded in Tarley and Raveloe as a man of capacious mind, seeing that he could draw much wider conclusions without evidence than could be expected of his neighbors who were not on the Commission of the Peace ....
The Age of Innocence - By Edith Wharton, Philip M. Parker
...A flight of smooth double chins led down to the dizzy depths of a still-snowy bosom veiled in snowy muslins that were held in place by a miniature portrait of the late Mr. Mingott; and around and below, wave after wave of black silk surged away over the edges of a capacious armchair, with two tiny white hands poised like gulls on the surface of the billows ....
Hard Times - By Charles Dickens
...A rather stooping man, with a knitted brow, a pondering expression of face, and a hard-looking head sufficiently capacious, on which his iron-gray hair lay long and thin, Old Stephen might have passed for a particularly intelligent man in his condition ....
Daisy Miller - By Henry James, Harry Whitney McVickar
...tional prestige and personal graces to recommend them, were very well received at the hotel, which had an air of capacious hospitality ....
Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - By Robert Louis Stevenson
...There comes an end to all things; the most capacious measure is filled at last; and this brief condescension to my evil finally destroyed the balance of my soul ....
Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - By Robert Louis Stevenson
...There comes an end to all things; the most capacious measure is filled at last; and this brief condescension to my evil finally destroyed the balance of my soul ....
The Portrait of a Lady - By Henry James
...She appeared to have in her experience a touchstone for everything, and somewhere in the capacious pocket of her genial memory she would find the key to Henrietta 's value ....
Washington Square - By Henry James
...Mrs. Penniman was silent a little, and her smile beneath the shadow of her capacious bonnet, on the edge of which her black veil was arranged curtain-wise, fixed itself upon Morris 's face with a still more tender brilliancy . "...
The House of the Seven Gables - By Nathaniel Hawthorne, Robert James Dixson
...A characteristic sound, however,--neither a cough nor a hem, but a kind of rumbling and reverberating spasm in somebody 's capacious depth of chest,--impelled her to hurry forward, with that aspect of fierce faint-heartedness so common to women in cases of perilous emergency ....