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vast

 (văst)
adj. vast·er, vast·est
1. Very great in size, extent, or quantity. See Synonyms at enormous.
2. Very great in scope or import: a vast improvement.
n. Archaic
An immense space.

[Latin vāstus.]

vast′ly adv.
vast′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.vastly - to an exceedingly great extent or degree; "He had vastly overestimated his resources"; "was immensely more important to the project as a scientist than as an administrator"

vastly

adverb hugely, enormously, immensely, massively, prodigiously, monumentally, stupendously The jury has heard two vastly different accounts of what happened.
Translations

vastly

[ˈvɑːstlɪ] ADVinmensamente, enormemente
two women from vastly different backgroundsdos mujeres de orígenes enormemente diferentes
a vastly improved quality of lifeuna calidad de vida muchísimo or infinitamente mejor
I think he's vastly overratedcreo que está enormemente sobreestimado
vastly superior toinfinitamente superior a

vastly

[ˈvɑːstli] adv [improved] → grandement

vastly

adverheblich, wesentlich, bedeutend; gratefulüberaus, äußerst; experiencedäußerst, enorm; I was vastly amusedich habe mich köstlich amüsiert; it is vastly differentda besteht ein erheblicher or wesentlicher Unterschied; vastly richsteinreich; he is vastly superior to herer ist ihr haushoch überlegen

vastly

[ˈvaːstlɪ] adv (grateful, rich) → enormemente
vastly superior to → di gran lunga superiore a
he's vastly mistaken if ... → sbaglia di grosso se...
a vastly overrated player → un giocatore incredibilmente sopravvalutato
References in classic literature ?
Having vastly delighted the assembly, he sat down amidst universal applause.
and you PRETENDED, at least, to be vastly pleased with your acquisition.
She talks vastly well; I am afraid of being ungenerous, or I should say, TOO well to feel so very deeply; but I will not look for her faults; she may be Reginald's wife
Despite her clear sight of her problem of keeping Billy a lover, and despite the considerable knowledge and experience arrayed before her mental vision, Mercedes Higgins had spread before her a vastly wider panorama.
If very little came to me in those days from books, on the other hand my acquaintance with the drama vastly enlarged itself.
This vastly amused the spectators, and even broke down their studied and courtly gravity and surprised them into laughter.
As to those just causes of war which proceed from direct and unlawful violence, it appears equally clear to me that one good national government affords vastly more security against dangers of that sort than can be derived from any other quarter.
Both of Mars' moons are vastly nearer her than is our moon to Earth; the nearer moon being but about five thousand miles distant, while the further is but little more than fourteen thousand miles away, against the nearly one-quarter million miles which separate us from our moon.
I do not pretend to say the young man is without faults; but they are all the faults of wildness and of youth; faults which he may, nay, which I am certain he will, relinquish, and, if he should not, they are vastly overbalanced by one of the most humane, tender, honest hearts that ever man was blest with.
However, that haven of bliss must not be entered till I had exchanged my miry boots for a clean pair of shoes, and my rough surtout for a respectable coat, and made myself generally presentable before decent society; for my mother, with all her kindness, was vastly particular on certain points.
So far, the financial situation was no improvement over the one he had left in New Orleans, but of course the prospects were vastly better.
This mode has, in such cases, vastly the advantage of elections by the people in their collective capacity, where the activity of party zeal, taking the advantage of the supineness, the ignorance, and the hopes and fears of the unwary and interested, often places men in office by the votes of a small proportion of the electors.