What does tremendous mean?

Definitions for tremendous
trɪˈmɛn dəstremen·dous

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

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.

  2. tremendous(Adjective)

    Notable for its size, power, or excellence.

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

  3. tremendous(Adjective)

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

    There was a tremendous outpouring of support.

  4. Origin: 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

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    Wow. That was tremendous.

  2. Peter Pham:

    There was tremendous pushback.

  3. Dmitri Alperovitch:

    It’s a tremendous coup for China.

  4. Fernand Amandi:

    There is a tremendous generational divide.

  5. John Grunsfeld:

    This is a tremendous moment in human history.

Images & Illustrations of tremendous

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