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immense

Syllabification: im·mense
Pronunciation: /iˈmens
 
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Definition of immense in English:

adjective

Extremely large or great, especially in scale or degree: the cost of restoration has been immense an immense apartment building
More example sentences
  • Those trade union leaders should be calling action like Thursday's on an immense scale.
  • All I see is a flash of blue scales, then an immense, burning pain on my right cheek.
  • His learning was as vast as was his obstinacy immense in the matter of accepting change.
Synonyms

Origin

late Middle English: via French from Latin immensus 'immeasurable', from in- 'not' + mensus 'measured' (past participle of metiri).

Derivatives

immensity

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noun
Example sentences
  • It gives a fun sense of scope and immensity to the virtual space.
  • First, I was struck by the immensity of the area that was affected by the attack.
  • It is very easy for the immensity of the complex emotional drama in the Iliad to be lost in sweeping camera movements and computer-generated battles.

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Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
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