What does tremendous mean?

Definitions for tremendous
trɪˈmɛn dəstremen·dous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enormous, tremendousadjective

    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"

  2. fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrousadjective

    extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers

    "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"

  3. frightful, terrible, awful, tremendousadjective

    extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact

    "in a frightful hurry"; "spent a frightful amount of money"

Wiktionary

  1. tremendousadjective

    awe-inspiring; terrific.

    Etymology: From tremendus, gerund form of tremo, from τρέμω

  2. tremendousadjective

    Notable for its size, power, or excellence.

    Van Beethoven's ninth symphony is a tremendous piece of music.

    Etymology: From tremendus, gerund form of tremo, from τρέμω

  3. tremendousadjective

    Extremely large (in amount, extent, degree, etc.) or great

    There was a tremendous outpouring of support.

    Etymology: From tremendus, gerund form of tremo, from τρέμω

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tremendousadjective

    fitted to excite fear or terror; such as may astonish or terrify by its magnitude, force, or violence; terrible; dreadful; as, a tremendous wind; a tremendous shower; a tremendous shock or fall

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tremendous

    trē-men′dus, adj. such as astonishes or terrifies by its force or greatness: dreadful.—adv. Tremen′dously.—n. Tremen′dousness.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tremendous' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1846

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tremendous' in Adjectives Frequency: #603

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tremendous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tremendous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of tremendous in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    He is a man that I've known for a long time and a man that I've respected for a long time. He's been a great justice of the Supreme Court. He's a man ... who has displayed tremendous vision, and tremendous heart, and he will be missed.

  2. Brian King:

    The good news is that cigarette smoking has reached unprecedented lows, which is a tremendous public health win, down to 14 percent from over 40 percent in the mid-1960s.

  3. Peter Pham:

    There was tremendous pushback.

  4. Donald Trump:

    We have tremendous trade deficits with everybody, but the big one is with China. ... And I told them, 'You want to make a great deal?' Solve the problem in North Korea. That's worth having deficits. And that's worth having not as good a trade deal as I would normally be able to make.

  5. Chad Morganlander:

    Disney has had such a tremendous move in the past months that a setback within the stock price should not be a surprise.

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