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Synonyms for sweeping
ˈswi pɪŋsweep·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sweepingadjective

    the act of cleaning with a broom

    Antonyms:
    narrow, discriminate

  2. sweepingadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    wholesale

    Antonyms:
    discriminate, narrow

  3. sweeping, wholesaleadjective

    ignoring distinctions

    "sweeping generalizations"; "wholesale destruction"

    Synonyms:
    wholesale

    Antonyms:
    discriminate, narrow

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sweepingadjective

    Synonyms:
    destructive

  2. sweepingadjective

    Synonyms:
    wholesale, extensive, broad

  3. sweepingadjective

    Synonyms:
    unqualified, exaggerated

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#11452overwhelming
#15495sweeping
#56137combing
#75281shoveling
#193312shovelling

How to use sweeping in a sentence?

  1. Jackie Speier:

    This is a culture change that is sweeping the country and Congress is embracing it.

  2. Yogin Kothari:

    By sweeping scientific assessments under the rug, EPA fails to fulfill its mission of protecting public health. The public has the right to know about public health threats.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    Following the despicable attack on January 6, there must, there must be truth and accountability if we are going to move forward, heal and bring our country together once again, sweeping something as momentous as this under the rug brings no healing whatsoever.

  4. Paul Hokemeyer:

    Sweeping and dramatic changes make for good theater, but in real life, they're not effective.

  5. Roger Wicker:

    I fear that Section 230's sweeping liability protections for Big Tech are stifling true diversity of political discourse on the internet, on the eve of a momentous and highly charged election, it is imperative that this committee of jurisdiction and the American people receive a full accounting from the heads of these companies about their content moderation practices.

Images & Illustrations of sweeping

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