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Definition of 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

I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses.
Nelson Mandela

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

Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.
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.
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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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