Share this entry

immensely Line breaks: im|mense¦ly
Pronunciation: /ɪˈmɛnsli/

Definition of immensely in English:


To a great extent; extremely: [as submodifier]: the president was immensely popular
More example sentences
  • The soldiers proved immensely popular with local people, giving food away from their trucks.
  • His parents paid tribute to him, saying he was extremely popular and would be missed immensely.
  • I enjoyed the play immensely, not least because it was a matinee performance.
all that, to a great extent, most, so;
Scottish unco;
Northern English right
informal, , dateddevilish, hellish, frightfully
British informalever so, well, bloody, dead, dirty, jolly, fair
North American informalreal, mighty, powerful, awful, plumb, darned, way, bitching
South African informallekker

Definition of immensely in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Related Words