What does immense mean?

Definitions for immense
ɪˈmɛnsim·mense

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. huge, immense, vast, Brobdingnagian(adj)

    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. immense(Adjective)

    huge, gigantic, very large

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immense(adj)

    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

How to pronounce immense?

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How to say immense in sign language?

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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. Lee Poston:

    By highlighting these incredible discoveries by hundreds of the world's scientists, we are sending a message that even though the threats are immense to wildlife in the Greater Mekong, there is still hope for the future, because so many amazing new species are being discovered all the time.

  2. Harry Reid:

    To have the Republicans with a straight face, after they have filibustered hundreds and hundreds of times issues that are of immense consequence to our country now come back and say, 'Well we shouldn't do it here,' so this is just, in effect, being kind of a poor loser. Because the fact is that how Leader McConnell can come out there without grimacing when he would say something like that is beyond my ability to comprehend.

  3. David Emerling:

    Everyone saw American Honda as an advantage, not a threat, because Shige Yoshida knew that job creation in a very rural state in Ohio would have an immense impact on the economy.

  4. 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.

  5. Cometan:

    From an atom to The Milky Way to The Cosmos itself, the perspectives of size is the greatest thought of immense confounding complexity.

Images & Illustrations of immense

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