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Related to immenseness: ampleness


1. Very great in size, extent, or amount: an immense cloud.
2. Of great scope or consequence: immense difficulty. See Synonyms at enormous.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin immēnsus : in-, not; see in-1 + mēnsus, past participle of mētīrī, to measure; see mē- in Indo-European roots.]

im·mense′ly adv.
im·mense′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immenseness - unusual largeness in size or extent or number
bigness, largeness - the property of having a relatively great size
enormity - vastness of size or extent; "in careful usage the noun enormity is not used to express the idea of great size"; "universities recognized the enormity of their task"


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The immenseness of California's wine country is a virtual secret to most.
563 (2001) (arguing that economic activity is no standard at all because of the immenseness of the concept of "economic"); Diane McGimsey, The Commerce Clause and Federalism after Lopez and Morrison.