hugeness


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huge

 (hyo͞oj)
adj. hug·er, hug·est
1. Of exceedingly great size, extent, or quantity. See Synonyms at enormous.
2. Of exceedingly great scope or nature: the huge influence of the Hellenic world.
3. Informal Contributing in a major way to success; very important: The defensive line was huge in the second half.

[Middle English, from Old French ahuge.]

huge′ly adv.
huge′ness n.
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hugeness

noun
Translations
ضَخامَه
obrovitost
hatalmas volta
magn; bÿsn
obrovskosť
çok büyüklükirilik

hugeness

[ˈhjuːdʒnɪs] Ninmensidad f

hugeness

huge

(hjuːdʒ) adjective
very large. a huge dog; a huge sum of money; Their new house is huge.
ˈhugeness noun
ˈhugely adverb
very much; greatly.
References in classic literature ?
Cease, Mother, to puff yourself out," said her son, "and do not be angry; for you would, I assure you, sooner burst than successfully imitate the hugeness of that monster.
Man after man came against him, but no man put his hand down, even Olaf Henderson and French Louis failing despite their hugeness.
The whips fell on the horses, and the horses struggled in all their hugeness and might to pull away from the pain of the punishment.
But his hugeness could not quite overcome his apprehensiveness.
To those who have not chanced specially to study the subject, it may possibly seem strange, that fishes not commonly exceeding four or five feet should be marshalled among WHALES --a word, which, in the popular sense, always conveys an idea of hugeness.
BCC General Manager Anthony de Leon is a happy man because, despite the hugeness of the field (some 1,200 are in attendance from here and abroad), the two-week tournament that started on December 2 continues to roll on as smoothly as can be.
JDT and I have been brainstorming about the play for many years, and the hugeness of its moral questions about justice, revenge, death and dying, love and betrayal, political corruption and pollution, seemed utterly necessary and urgent right now.
Alya Honasan, who puts flowers every couple of weeks 'on what remains of LJM's sacrosanct newsroom desk,' noted how 'such a small, confined, ridiculously inadequate space compared to the great big expanse of LJM's heart, the hugeness of her personality, and the magnitude of her contribution to journalism, in the country as well as in my own life and work.
The China-South Asia Technology Transfer Center (CSA-TTC) in Kunming has extensive hugeness and Pakistan might want China to share its experience and information of SandT with different nations of South Asia to develop viable methodologies for scientific and technological cooperation in this region, said by the Minister.
Instead of always heightening the state of fear and the hugeness of the problem, the Hutu government's hate media sometimes disdained the power of Tutsi and the characteristics of their existence.
The major challenges facing our Arab and Islamic nation, will not, despite their hugeness, drag us from the Islamic world's central issue and would not divert our efforts that target pushing for a permanent, fair and comprehensive solution to lift the occupation, and establish a viable and independent Palestinian state with Al-Quds as capital, he said.
I've always thought it's the tension between human smallness and the universe's hugeness that makes a story compelling.