Associations to the word «Sweeping»


SWEEPING, verb. Present participle of sweep
SWEEPING, noun. (countable) An instance of sweeping.
SWEEPING, noun. (uncountable) The activity of sweeping.
SWEEPING, adjective. Wide, broad, affecting or touching upon many things
SWEEPING, adjective. Completely overwhelming
SWEEPING DAY, noun. A day for sweeping.

Dictionary definition

SWEEPING, noun. The act of cleaning with a broom.
SWEEPING, adjective. Taking in or moving over (or as if over) a wide area; often used in combination; "a sweeping glance"; "a wide-sweeping view of the river".
SWEEPING, adjective. Ignoring distinctions; "sweeping generalizations"; "wholesale destruction".

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche