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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section III. Quantity
1. Simple Quantity
Absolute
 
25. [Absolute Quantity.] Quantity.
 
  
NOUN:QUANTITY, magnitude; size (dimensions) [See Size]; amplitude, mass, amount, quantum, measure, measurement, substance, strength.
  [SCIENCE OF QUANTITY] mathematics, mathesis [rare].
  [LOGIC] category, general conception, universal predicament.
  [DEFINITE OR FINITE QUANTITY] armful, handful, mouthful, spoonful, capful; stock, batch, lot, dose; quota, quotiety [rare], quotum, pittance, driblet, grist [U. S.]; yaffle [dial.].
  
VERB:QUANTIFY, rate.
  
ADJECTIVE:QUANTITATIVE, some, any, more or less.
  
ADVERB:to the tune of.
  
QUOTATION:I waive the quantum o’ the sin.—Burns

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