Expansive

Definition of Expansive

Ex`pan´sive   Pronunciation: ĕks`păn´sĭv
a.1.Having a capacity or tendency to expand or dilate; diffusive; of much expanse; wide-extending; as, the expansive force of heat; the expansive quality of air.
A more expansive and generous compassion.
- Eustace.
His forehead was broad and expansive.
- Prescott.
2.causing expansion; as, the expansive force of heat.
3.of much expanse; wide-extending; as, an expansive view of the mountains.
4.friendly, open, and unrestrained in conversation or discourse; - of people; as, wine made the guest expansive.
5.characterized by exaggerated feelings of euphoria and delusions of grandeur.

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