What does immense mean?

Definitions for immense
ɪˈmɛnsim·mense

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

Wiktionary

  1. immenseadjective

    huge, gigantic, very large

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. IMMENSEadjective

    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.

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  1. immense

    Immense is an adjective describing something as extremely large, huge, or vast. It can also refer to something that is extraordinarily great or intense.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immenseadjective

    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

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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

Examples of immense in a Sentence

  1. Alex McNabb:

    So, guess who volunteered to take( his) blood ? dr. Narcan enjoyed great, immense satisfaction as he terrorized this youngster with a needle and stabbed him thusly in the arm with a large-gauge IV catheter.

  2. Dinesh Dua:

    We have been under immense pressure from the European Union for the last 10 days.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    We have immense respect for him, and he has always been fair.

  4. Eric Bolling:

    I recognize this segment does need to be reworked to provide better context, and as such we are delaying the airing of the episode for one week, let me also add that I have immense respect for Dr. Anthony Fauci and recognize Anthony Fauci as the leading expert on this topic. For the past two months, I have consistently pursued the opportunity to bring Dr. Fauci on air so that he may provide critical information to the public about the virus. The invitation stands.

  5. Prince Charles:

    The fact that my mama has been a constant feature on the scene has provided that sense, I think, of continuity in a time of immense change, i suppose when you first set out you don't think about how long things might go on for, but the queen has provided an amazing record of devotion, dedication and commitment.

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