enormous

[ih-nawr-muhs]
adjective
1.
greatly exceeding the common size, extent, etc.; huge; immense: an enormous fortune.
2.
outrageous or atrocious: enormous wickedness; enormous crimes.

Origin:
1525–35; enorm + -ous

enormously, adverb


1. vast, colossal, gigantic, mammoth, prodigious, stupendous. See huge.
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enormous (ɪˈnɔːməs)
 
adj
1.  unusually large in size, extent, or degree; immense; vast
2.  archaic extremely wicked; heinous
 
[C16: from Latin ēnormis, from ē- out of, away from + norma rule, pattern]
 
e'normously
 
adv
 
e'normousness
 
n

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enormous
1530s, from L. enormis "irregular, extraordinary, very large," from ex- "out of" + norma "rule, norm" (see norm), with Eng. -ous substituted for L. -is. Meaning "extraordinary in size" is attested from 1540s; original sense of "outrageous" is more clearly preserved in enormity. Related: Enormously.
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Example sentences
Taste is enormously important, and he even admits to appreciating elegant
  packaging for its own sake.
During pregnancy the uterus becomes enormously enlarged, and in the eighth
  month reaches the epigastric region.
Throughout an enormously large proportion of the ocean, the bright blue tint of
  the water bespeaks its purity.
And it changed enormously in form and method from century to century.
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