Definitions for writ large
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word writ large
made more obvious or prominent
"the effect of...his irregular life could be seen writ large on his gaunt features"
Magnified; on a large scale.
Readily discerned, unmistakably indicated.
Origin: writ + large; a reference to Plato’s Republic, wherein he describes the state as being like the individual, but larger and easier to examine.
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