Definition of immensely in English:

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immensely

Pronunciation: /ɪˈmɛnsli/

adverb

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.
Synonyms
extremely, very, exceedingly, exceptionally, especially, extraordinarily, tremendously, vastly, hugely, abundantly, intensely, acutely, singularly, significantly, distinctly, outstandingly, uncommonly, unusually, decidedly, particularly, eminently, supremely, highly, remarkably, really, truly, mightily, thoroughly, to a fault, in the extreme, extra;
all that, to a great extent, most, so;
Scottish  unco;
French très;
Northern English  right
informal terrifically, awfully, fearfully, terribly, devilishly, majorly, seriously, mega, ultra, oh-so, stinking, mucho, damn, damned
informal, dated devilish, hellish, frightfully
British informal ever so, well, bloody, dead, dirty, jolly, fair
North American informal real, mighty, powerful, awful, plumb, darned, way, bitching
South African informal lekker
archaic exceeding

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