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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

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

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.]

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  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. Bozica Zivkovic Rajilic:

    Radovan Karadzic will always remain ... a hero who made an immense contribution to the creation of Republika Srpska and the defense of the Serb people.

  2. Regional President Enrico Rossi:

    The situation is unacceptable, we need the Chinese community to respect the law and integrate. We cannot have 'free zones'. We will keep up inspections to clean up this immense production system.

  3. Jonny Kim:

    I still have and hope that I will continue to have this attitude where I'm just happy to be where I am. I have an immense opportunity that so many deserving people don't have, to work in NASA, to be in the Astronaut Corps. That, if I never flew, it would still be an honor to serve. And who knows, something medical can come up, an injury can come up where I may be ineligible for spaceflight. It's not time wasted, I would still be very feel very privileged and it would be a huge honor to support ongoing missions. So to me, I don't know when I'll be assigned to a mission, and I don't care. I will be happy with whatever I have the honor of doing, and I will fulfill any role to the best of my ability.

  4. Lewis Lapham:

    Unlike any other business in the United States, sports must preserve an illusion of perfect innocence. The mounting of this illusion defines the purpose and accounts for the immense wealth of American sports. It is the ceremony of innocence that the fans pay to see -- not the game or the match or the bout, but the ritual portrayal of a world in which time stops and all hope remains plausible, in which everybody present can recover the blameless expectations of a child, where the forces of light always triumph over the powers of darkness.

  5. Turner Sports:

    We are all heartbroken over Sekou’s tragic passing, his commitment to journalism and the basketball community was immense and we will miss his warm, engaging personality. He was beloved by his Turner Sports and NBA friends and colleagues. Our deepest condolences are with his family and loved ones.

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