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Its premise is that “the modern liberal ordering of the world is exhausted” — meaning not just liberalism in the American political sense but the more capacious philosophical one.

From Vox

Lithium-11, with its capacious halo, sits right next to the drip line.

There is no easy redemption here, but these people feel real and capacious and, despite their circumstances, dynamic.

Faced with such capacious ignorance, our only rational course is to use every means possible, regardless of cost, to try to save all species of life, knowing that if we fail to save enough of the essential ones, we will have no future.

I likely became a novelist, in part, because novels are deep, capacious.

From Time

As we were getting ready to repair to his capacious table, we were joined by Claude Lanzmann, the maker of the film Shoah.

The final artifact is a live elephant whose capacious appetite is slowly eating into the estate.

He was simply an artist whose insatiable ambition manifested in “a frighteningly capacious stomach.”

Yet I doubt that she will become a capacious judge with wide-ranging interests and intense curiosity.

But George H.W. Bush is a man of capacious and unconditional love, so I imagine that carried him through the day.

The port is not only capacious, but has very few shoals or dangers in it.

They are higher, more capacious, and finer buildings than those of Benares, with the exception of the Bisvishas.

The building is cruciform in shape, and has a fine interior—is lofty, capacious, and cathedral-like.

He went to a cupboard, and produced a stumpy, but capacious bottle, and three glasses.

Loftily poised in ether capacious, Strongly resembling a gem carbonaceous.

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On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to capacious, such as: abundant, broad, comfortable, commodious, comprehensive, and dilatable.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.