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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How to say tremendous in sign language?

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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. Jared Sullinger:

    I thought Jae Crowder and Amir Johnson did a tremendous job on focusing on the game in front of Jae Crowder and Amir Johnson and Jae Crowder and Amir Johnson've been doing that all year, on Friday Jae Crowder and Amir Johnson're going to take it as another game.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I feel that the United States has tremendous wealth. The wealth is under its feet. I've made that wealth come alive. ... We are now the No. 1 energy producer in the world, and soon it will be by far, i'm not going to lose that wealth, I'm not going to lose it on dreams, on windmills, which frankly aren't working too well.

  3. Erin Dunbar:

    This is an unbelievably tender topic to talk about with our patients because when someone is diagnosed with a glioblastoma, it is a tremendous left turn in their life. They have been told they have a highly aggressive, incurable tumor that will undoubtedly shorten their life, barring a miracle.

  4. Adrian LeBaron:

    The size of the caravan that you see reflects the tremendous love there is between us.

  5. Donald Trump:

    We have the most powerful military in the world, by far, there's nobody close. As you know, we've spent tremendous and hopefully -- and we pray to God we never have to use it, but we've totally renovated and bought new nuclear. And the rest of our military is all brand new.

Images & Illustrations of tremendous

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