immenseness

immense

[ih-mens]
adjective
1.
vast; huge; very great: an immense territory.
2.
immeasurable; boundless.
3.
Informal. splendid: You did an immense job getting the project started.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin immēnsus, equivalent to im- im-2 + mēnsus past participle of mētīrī to measure

immensely, adverb
immenseness, noun


1. extensive. See huge.
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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]
 
im'mensely
 
adv
 
im'menseness
 
n

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immense
late 15c., from M.Fr. immense (1360), from L. immensus "immeasurable, boundless," from in- "not" + mensus "measured," pp. of metiri (see measure).
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