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"
Deviating from the norm; unusual, extraordinary.
Exceedingly wicked; atrocious or outrageous.
Extremely large; greatly exceeding the common size, extent, etc.
Origin: From enormis.
exceeding the usual rule, norm, or measure; out of due proportion; inordinate; abnormal
exceedingly wicked; outrageous; atrocious; monstrous; as, an enormous crime
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
e-nor′mus, adj. excessive: immense: atrocious—(obs.) Enorm′.—n. Enor′mity, state or quality of being enormous: that which is enormous: a great crime: great wickedness.—adv. Enor′mously.—n. Enor′mousness. [L. enormis—e, out of, norma, rule.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'enormous' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2535
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Rank popularity for the word 'enormous' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2016
Rank popularity for the word 'enormous' in Adjectives Frequency: #321
The numerical value of enormous in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of enormous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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- огромен, грамаденBulgarian
- enormeCatalan, Valencian
- an-mhòrScottish Gaelic
- gigantisks, milzīgsLatvian
- gigantisch, enormDutch
- gigante, enormePortuguese
- enorm, gigant, uriașRomanian
- гигантский, громадный, огромныйRussian
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