Definition of tremendous in English:

tremendous

Syllabification: tre·men·dous
Pronunciation: /trəˈmendəs
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

tremendously

adverb
More example sentences
  • It was a tremendously hard match and I thought both sides served up a great feast of hurling.
  • Individuals and businesses have worked tremendously hard to raise the money.
  • There's always been something tremendously powerful about getting people to laugh.

tremendousness

noun
More example sentences
  • He towered over our tent and blotted out the sun with his freakishly large tremendousness.
  • Whatever the thing could have been, my impression is of tremendousness, or of bulk many times that of all meteorites in all museums combined: also of relative slowness, or of long warning of approach.
  • ‘It was just so hard to understand the tremendousness of what was happening.’

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin tremendus (gerundive of tremere 'tremble') + -ous.

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