Middle English quantitefrom Old French from Latin quantitāsquantitāt-fromquantushow greatkwo- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latinquantitas (“quantity"), from quantus (“how much").
Quantity Sentence Examples
But there is any quantity of oatmeal, which we often cook for breakfast.
They consist of a number of circular or rectangular pits sunk from the cap of a hill, and going down to a depth of in some cases as much as 120 ft., until in fact the miners have been stopped by being unable to cope with the quantity of water made when the level of the valley was reached.
It is said to yield well, and a quantity of the manufactured alum is sent to Sydney for local consumption.
Momentum (quantity of motion) is the product of mass and velocity.
The two last classes number over 400,000 (1903), but the quantity of alcohol distilled by them is small.