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huge, immense, vast, Brobdingnagianadjective
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
huge, gigantic, very large
Etymology: From immensus, from im- not + mensus measured
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Unlimited; unbounded; infinite.
Etymology: immense, Fr. immensus, Lat.
O goodness infinite! goodness immense!
That all this good of evil shall produce! John Milton, Parad. Lost.
As infinite duration hath no relation unto motion and time, so infinite or immense essence hath no relation unto body; but is a thing distinct from all corporeal magnitude, which we mean when we speak of immensity, and of God as of an immense being. Nehemiah Grew, Cosmol.
immeasurable; unlimited. In commonest use: Very great; vast; huge
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. immensus—in, not, mensus, pa.p,. of metīri, to measure.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'immense' in Adjectives Frequency: #798
The numerical value of immense in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of immense in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of immense in a Sentence
This is a success for the Serious Fraud Office, which has put immense resources into pursuing this ground-breaking prosecution, seen as a test case to determine whether it can prosecute other allegedly dishonest Libor traders, it is now more likely to do so.
I dont know, Im very humbled, its hard to feel deserving with those guys on stage and, obviously, this guy right here on the statue. Its a very heavy statue and it makes sense because his legacy is immense. Im just honored.
It's of immense value to young attorneys who are still learning the craft, sampling ideas and living off of feedback, it's very helpful to be in the office for that.
Bargain-hunting traders and investors might well be eyeing up some very reasonably priced stocks that have been the victims of recent China-inspired volatility, while the fact remains that commodities are still under immense pressure and those who dig them up are too, blue-chip stocks trading at a discount like Glencore's provide an ideal vehicle for riding price swings.
The immense majority of Spaniards who believe in Spain, national sovereignty and the equality of Spaniards will be very pleased.
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- immensCatalan, Valencian
- suunnaton, suunnattoman suuri, valtavaFinnish
- an-mhòrScottish Gaelic
- mérhetetlen, roppantHungarian
- 広大, 莫大Japanese
- milzīgs, gigantisksLatvian
- przeogromny, niezmierny, ogromnyPolish
- enorme, imenso, maravilhoso, ótimoPortuguese
- imens, uriașRomanian
- сногсшибательный, потрясающий, гигантский, огромныйRussian
- เวิ้งว้าง, มหึมา, มหาศาลThai
- بے پناہUrdu
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