What does tremendous mean?

Definitions for tremendous
trɪˈmɛn dəstremen·dous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enormous, tremendous(adj)

    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, wondrous(adj)

    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, tremendous(adj)

    extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact

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

Wiktionary

  1. tremendous(Adjective)

    awe-inspiring; terrific.

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

  2. tremendous(Adjective)

    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. tremendous(Adjective)

    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. Tremendous(adj)

    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. Steve Rabinowitz:

    Al Gore's selection of Joe Lieberman to be his running mate was a big damn deal. It was a big deal in the community. It was a tremendous point of ethnic pride, and yet, four years later when he ran on his own for president, he got almost no support.

  2. Enrique Salem:

    There is still tremendous opportunity to find some security companies solving hard problems.

  3. Michael Bay:

    I let film directors make their movies at Platinum Dunes [Bay's production company] and give them tremendous responsibilities, well, unfortunately a very bad choice was made to use a real crash instead of creating a VFX shot, without realizing the impact it could have on the families.

  4. Jennifer Majure:

    It's a huge stress reliever, knowing that he's in great hands has been a great, tremendous comfort.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    Joe Biden seems to have tremendous support in the African-American community. But it's for them to decide, it's not for me to make a judgment as to how they're going to react to him.

Images & Illustrations of tremendous

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