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expansive

comprehensive; extensive; effusive; sociable, extroverted, outgoing, unreserved: She has an expansive personality.
Not to be confused with:
expensive – very high-priced; costly: an expensive gown
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ex·pan·sive

 (ĭk-spăn′sĭv)
adj.
1. Capable of expanding or tending to expand.
2. Broad in size or extent; comprehensive: expansive police powers.
3. Open and communicative; talkative or effusive: Wine made the guest expansive.
4. Grand in scale: an expansive lifestyle.

ex·pan′sive·ly adv.
ex·pan′sive·ness, ex′pan·siv′i·ty (ĕk′spăn-sĭv′ĭ-tē) n.
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expansive

(ɪkˈspænsɪv)
adj
1. able or tending to expand or characterized by expansion
2. wide; extensive
3. friendly, open, or talkative: an expansive person.
4. grand or extravagant: an expansive way of life.
5. (Psychology) psychiatry lacking restraint in the expression of feelings, esp in having delusions of grandeur or being inclined to overvalue oneself or one's work
exˈpansively adv
exˈpansiveness n
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ex•pan•sive

(ɪkˈspæn sɪv)

adj.
1. having a wide range or extent; extensive.
2. cordially welcoming; effusive: an expansive host.
3. tending to expand or capable of expanding.
4. causing expansion: the expansive force of heat.
[1645–55]
ex•pan′sive•ly, adv.
ex•pan′sive•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.expansive - able or tending to expand or characterized by expansion; "Expansive materials"; "the expansive force of fire"
unexpansive - showing no tendency to expand; "unexpansive bodies"
2.expansive - of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope; "an expansive lifestyle"; "in the grand manner"; "collecting on a grand scale"; "heroic undertakings"
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"
3.expansive - marked by exaggerated feelings of euphoria and delusions of grandeur
psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology - the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
euphoric - exaggerated feeling of well-being or elation
4.expansive - friendly and open and willing to talkexpansive - friendly and open and willing to talk; "wine made the guest expansive"
communicatory, communicative - able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray
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expansive

adjective
1. wide, broad, extensive, spacious, sweeping an expansive grassy play area
3. talkative, open, friendly, outgoing, free, easy, warm, sociable, genial, affable, communicative, effusive, garrulous, loquacious, unreserved He became more expansive as he began to relax.
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expansive

adjective
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Translations

expansive

[ɪksˈpænsɪv] ADJ
1. (= affable) → comunicativo, sociable, expansivo (liter)
he was becoming more expansive as he relaxedse volvía más comunicativo or sociable a medida que se relajaba
he was in an expansive moodestaba muy comunicativo or sociable
2. (= broad) [area, room] → extenso; [view] → extenso, amplio
with an expansive gesture he indicated the wonderful viewabrió los brazos señalando la fantástica vista
3. (= expanding) [economy, phase] → expansivo
4. (Phys) → expansivo
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expansive

[ɪkˈspænsɪv] adj
(= broad) [area] → étendu(e)
[person] (= open) → expansif/ive
to be in expansive mood → être d'humeur joviale
(= growing) [economy] → expansif/ive
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expansive

adj
(= communicative) person, moodmitteilsam; welcomeherzlich; to be in an expansive moodin gesprächiger Stimmung sein
(form: = broad, extensive) area, lawnausgedehnt; viewweit; gestureausladend; roleumfassend
(= expanding, growing) economyexpandierend; businessexpansiv; expansive phaseExpansionsphase f; to have expansive ambitions (for something)Expansionspläne (für etw) haben
(Phys) → expansiv
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expansive

[ɪksˈpænsɪv] adj (fig) (sociable) → espansivo/a (frm) (extensive) → considerevole
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