What does tremendous mean?

Definitions for tremendoustrɪˈmɛn dəs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tremendous.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enormous, tremendous(adj)

    extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree

    "an enormous boulder"; "enormous expenses"; "tremendous sweeping plains"; "a tremendous fact in human experience; that a whole civilization should be dependent on technology"- Walter Lippman; "a plane took off with a tremendous noise"

  2. fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous(adj)

    extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers

    "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"

  3. frightful, terrible, awful, tremendous(adj)

    extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact

    "in a frightful hurry"; "spent a frightful amount of money"

Wiktionary

  1. tremendous(Adjective)

    awe-inspiring; terrific.

  2. tremendous(Adjective)

    Notable for its size, power, or excellence.

    Van Beethoven's ninth symphony is a tremendous piece of music.

  3. tremendous(Adjective)

    Extremely large (in amount, extent, degree, etc.) or great

    There was a tremendous outpouring of support.

  4. Origin: From tremendus, gerund form of tremo, from τρέμω

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tremendous(adj)

    fitted to excite fear or terror; such as may astonish or terrify by its magnitude, force, or violence; terrible; dreadful; as, a tremendous wind; a tremendous shower; a tremendous shock or fall

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tremendous

    trē-men′dus, adj. such as astonishes or terrifies by its force or greatness: dreadful.—adv. Tremen′dously.—n. Tremen′dousness.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tremendous' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1846

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tremendous' in Adjectives Frequency: #603

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tremendous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tremendous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Albert Camus:

    Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.

  2. Sophocles:

    Truly, to tell lies is not honorable but when the truth entails tremendous ruin, To speak dishonorably is pardonable.

  3. Bruce Barton:

    Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things - I am tempted to think there are no little things.

  4. Erich Fromm:

    There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet which fails so regularly, as love.

  5. President Trump:

    I had the support of, I would say, almost everybody in this room. We had tremendous support, no, we did. We had tremendous support. We had tremendous support.

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