What does immense mean?

Definitions for immenseɪˈmɛns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. huge, immense, vast, Brobdingnagian(adj)

    unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope

    "huge government spending"; "huge country estates"; "huge popular demand for higher education"; "a huge wave"; "the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains"; "immense numbers of birds"; "at vast (or immense) expense"; "the vast reaches of outer space"; "the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge

Wiktionary

  1. immense(Adjective)

    huge, gigantic, very large

  2. Origin: From immensus, from im- not + mensus measured

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immense(adj)

    immeasurable; unlimited. In commonest use: Very great; vast; huge

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Immense

    im-mens′, adj. that cannot be measured: vast in extent: very large.—adv. Immense′ly.—ns. Immense′ness; Immens′ity, an extent not to be measured: infinity: greatness. [Fr.,—L. immensusin, not, mensus, pa.p,. of metīri, to measure.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'immense' in Adjectives Frequency: #798

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of immense in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of immense in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Agee:

    Truth lies within a little and certain compass, but error is immense.

  2. Wang Jianhua:

    This interview could bring me a whole lot of trouble. The pressure is immense.

  3. Jeremy Farrar:

    We must not lose sight of the immense contribution that a safe and effective vaccine would make.

  4. Grant Rumley:

    In terms of the nation-state bill, its effects on the peace process are immense, it solidifies another gap.

  5. Amanda Grier:

    A friend is someone, who upon seeing another friend in immense pain, would rather be the one experiencing the pain than to have to watch their friend suffer.

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