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Definition of Vast

Vast

  1. Waste; desert; desolate; lonely.
  2. Of great extent; very spacious or large; also, huge in bulk; immense; enormous; as, the vast ocean; vast mountains; the vast empire of Russia.
  3. Very great in numbers, quantity, or amount; as, a vast army; a vast sum of money.
  4. Very great in importance; as, a subject of vast concern.
  5. A waste region; boundless space; immensity.

Vast Quotations

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
Calvin Coolidge

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
Saint Augustine

I'm bored' is a useless thing to say. You live in a great, big, vast world that you've seen none percent of.
Louis C. K.

Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God.
Guru Nanak

Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance - these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible.
Isaiah Berlin
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Vast Translations

vast in Afrikaans is uitgestrek
vast in Dutch is royaal, ruim, breedvoerig, groot
vast in Finnish is avara
vast in German is ausgedehnt, ausgedehnte
vast in Hungarian is rengeteg
vast in Italian is vasto
vast in Latin is ingens
vast in Norwegian is vid
vast in Portuguese is vasto
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