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Definition of Breadth

Breadth

  1. Distance from side to side of any surface or thing; measure across, or at right angles to the length; width.

Breadth Quotations

We must seek the loving-kindness of God in all the breadth and open-air of common life.
George A. Smith

There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Ireland, in breadth, and for wholesomeness and serenity of climate, far surpasses Britain; for the snow scarcely ever lies there above three days: no man makes hay in the summer for winter's provision, or builds stables for his beasts of burden... the island abounds in milk and honey.
Venerable Bede

Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.
Albert Schweitzer

What breadth, what beauty and power of human nature and development there must be in a woman to get over all the palisades, all the fences, within which she is held captive!
Alexander Herzen
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Breadth Translations

breadth in French is travers
breadth in German is Breite
breadth in Latin is amplitudo
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