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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- in Indo-European roots.]

im·mense′ly adv.
im·mense′ness n.
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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
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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.
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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"
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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
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immense

adjective
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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
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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
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immense

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

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

(iˈmens) adjective
very large or very great. an immense forest; immense amounts of money.
imˈmensely adverb
imˈmensity noun
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References in classic literature ?
"He shuffles atoms and jets of light, remotest nebulae, drips of water, prick-points of sensation, slime-oozings and cosmic bulks, all mixed with pearls of faith, love of woman, imagined dignities, frightened surmises, and pompous arrogances, and of the stuff builds himself an immortality to startle the heavens and baffle the immensities. He squirms on his dunghill, and like a child lost in the dark among goblins, calls to the gods that he is their younger brother, a prisoner of the quick that is destined to be as free as they--monuments of egotism reared by the epiphenomena; dreams and the dust of dreams, that vanish when the dreamer vanishes and are no more when he is not.
In the immensities where we will live, there will be shapeless masses of clear water, and no end.
and immensities continuing, a lone pulsar strobing, lost somewhere far