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Related to muchness: much of a muchness
Greatness of quantity, degree, or extent.
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1. archaic or informal magnitude
2. much of a muchness Brit very similar
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greatness, as in quantity, measure, or degree.Idioms:
much of a muchness,
a. much the same; very much alike.
b. extravagance; excess.
[1350–1400; Middle English mochenesse]
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|Noun||1.||muchness - greatness of quantity or measure or extent|
magnitude - the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small); "they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion"; "about the magnitude of a small pea"
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n (Brit inf) they’re much of a muchness (things) → das ist eins wie das andere; (people) → sie sind einer wie der andere
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