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im·mense

 (ĭ-mĕns′)
adj.
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-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

im·mense′ly adv.
im·mense′ness n.

immense

(ɪˈmɛns)
adj
1. unusually large; huge; vast
2. without limits; immeasurable
3. informal very good; excellent
[C15: from Latin immensus, literally: unmeasured, from im- (not) + mensus measured, from mētīrī to measure]
imˈmensely adv
imˈmenseness n

im•mense

(ɪˈmɛns)

adj.
1. vast; immeasurable: an immense territory.
2. splendid; excellent.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin immēnsus= im-2 + mēnsus, past participle of mētīrī to measure]
im•mense′ly, adv.
im•mense′ness, n.
syn: See huge.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.immense - unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scopeimmense - unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope; "huge government spending"; "huge country estates"; "huge popular demand for higher education"; "a huge wave"; "the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains"; "immense numbers of birds"; "at vast (or immense) expense"; "the vast reaches of outer space"; "the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"

immense

adjective huge, great, massive, vast, large, giant, enormous, extensive, tremendous, mega (slang), titanic, infinite, jumbo (informal), very big, gigantic, monumental, monstrous, mammoth, colossal, mountainous, stellar (informal), prodigious, interminable, stupendous, king-size, king-sized, fuck-off (offensive taboo slang), immeasurable, elephantine, ginormous (informal), Brobdingnagian, illimitable, humongous or humungous (U.S. slang) an immense cloud of smoke
little, small, minute, tiny, microscopic, minuscule, puny, infinitesimal

immense

adjective
Translations
واسِع، شاسِع، لا حدَّ له
nesmírný
enorm
geysistór, gríîarlegur
milzīgsneaptverams
ogromen

immense

[ɪˈmens] ADJ [distance, difficulty, effort] → inmenso, enorme
to his immense relief/satisfactionpara gran alivio suyo/satisfacción suya
it has been of immense benefit to herle ha resultado enormemente beneficioso

immense

[ɪˈmɛns] adj
(= enormous) → immense
the immense size of sth → l'immensité de qch
It is easy to forget Australia's immense size → Il est facile d'oublier l'immensité de l'Australie.
BUT Il est facile d'oublier à quel point l'Australie est immense.
(= extreme) [importance, relief, pressure] → immense

immense

adj difficulty, fortune, sum of money, possibilitiesriesig, enorm, immens; problem, difference also, ocean, heatgewaltig; self-confidence, successungeheuer, enorm; achievementgroßartig

immense

[ɪˈmɛns] adj (distance) → smisurato/a; (size, difference) → enorme; (enjoyment) → immenso/a

immense

(iˈmens) adjective
very large or very great. an immense forest; immense amounts of money.
imˈmensely adverb
imˈmensity noun
References in classic literature ?
Already we are boldly launched upon the deep; but soon we shall be lost in its unshored, harborless immensities.
Beyond the orchard lay a field or two, their boundaries lost under drifts; and above the fields, huddled against the white immensities of land and sky, one of those lonely New England farm-houses that make the landscape lonelier.
No city in the world was ever so finely placed as New York, so magnificently cut up by sea and bluff and river, so admirably disposed to display the tall effects of buildings, the complex immensities of bridges and mono-railways and feats of engineering.