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Definition of Magnitude

Magnitude

  1. Extent of dimensions; size; -- applied to things that have length, breath, and thickness.
  2. That which has one or more of the three dimensions, length, breadth, and thickness.
  3. Anything of which greater or less can be predicated, as time, weight, force, and the like.
  4. Greatness; grandeur.
  5. Greatness, in reference to influence or effect; importance; as, an affair of magnitude.

Magnitude Quotations

Sometimes I am asked if I know 'the response to Auschwitz; I answer that not only do I not know it, but that I don't even know if a tragedy of this magnitude has a response.
Elie Wiesel

I couldn't help but be impressed by the magnitude of the earthquake.
Dan Quayle

The consequences of things are not always proportionate to the apparent magnitude of those events that have produced them. Thus the American Revolution, from which little was expected, produced much; but the French Revolution, from which much was expected, produced little.
Charles Caleb Colton

It is often said that the magnitude of a people is measured by their ability to know how to win.
Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.
Hal Borland
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Magnitude Translations

magnitude in French is pointure, grandeur
magnitude in Italian is grossezza
magnitude in Spanish is grandor, magnitud
magnitude in Swedish is storlek, vikt
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