muchness

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much·ness

 (mŭch′nĭs)
n.
Greatness of quantity, degree, or extent.
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muchness

(ˈmʌtʃnɪs)
n
1. archaic or informal magnitude
2. much of a muchness Brit very similar
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much•ness

(ˈmʌtʃ nɪs)

n.
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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"
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
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Translations

muchness

[ˈmʌtʃnɪs] N they're much of a muchnessson poco más o menos lo mismo
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muchness

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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muchness

[ˈmʌtʃnɪs] n (fam) they're much of a muchnesssono più o meno uguali
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References in classic literature ?
The Dormouse had closed its eyes by this time, and was going off into a doze; but, on being pinched by the Hatter, it woke up again with a little shriek, and went on: `--that begins with an M, such as mouse-traps, and the moon, and memory, and muchness-- you know you say things are "much of a muchness"--did you ever see such a thing as a drawing of a muchness?'
'You'll find 'em much of a muchness, I expect,' says Durdles.
"Sprint racing can be a much of a muchness and he's raced against some of these before and beaten them."
"Everybody else is much of a muchness, all scrabbling about to try and get a half-decent squad.
TIM SHERWOOD has given a damning verdict on his own players - describing them as "much of a muchness".