(1) If all those clever writers studied other writers at university, they should, in addition to producing fiction and poetry, be writing capacious essays for the mythical common reader.(2) I found the suites capacious , the sofas commodious, the sandwiches copious.(3) Munro's stories have always felt exceptionally capacious ; they have the scope of novels, though without any awkward sense of speeding up or boiling down.(4) The range of Eco's interests and talents is such as to make him exemplary as a classic intellectual, for whom wide reading and capacious reflection are the distinguishing duties.(5) At a functional level the building is well-situated, it is capacious , and has served generations of local people well.(6) Attorneys and judges in this bland, wood-paneled space all wear capacious robes patterned on the gowns of medieval European clerics.(7) My Microsoft Outlook engine is not so capacious ; messages disappear after 28 days.(8) Hugh used to say that Howard was a boring little suburban lawyer with a closed and not very capacious mind.(9) Over white wine and crackers - produced by Phyllis from her capacious handbag - we debate the grim nature of some women's lives in America today.(10) It is this kind of surprising observation, this capacity for affection that makes her so novels so capacious : a divorce may be announced, but so is the hissing of a gas fire.(11) They don't address the same market, and you simply can't fit numerous albums onto even the most capacious memory card currently on the market.(12) This means that for a guinea you could feed two dozen trenchermen on BSE-free beef, and still have enough left over to fill a couple of capacious doggy-bags.(13) There was the case of Dr James Mackay, widely touted in the early 1990s as the leading authority on Burns and author of a capacious biography.(14) It's easier to do this in the cold weather, when I'm wearing a jacket with capacious pockets.(15) The novel is a simple, capacious , natural, and accessible form.(16) Each time I see Hugh, I remind him that we are a figment of his capacious imagination.