adjective im·mense \i-ˈmen(t)s\

: very great in size or amount

Full Definition of IMMENSE

:  marked by greatness especially in size or degree; especially :  transcending ordinary means of measurement <the immense universe>
:  supremely good
im·mense·ly adverb
im·mense·ness noun

Examples of IMMENSE

  1. He inherited an immense fortune.
  2. She is an artist of immense talent.

Origin of IMMENSE

Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin immensus immeasurable, from in- + mensus, past participle of metiri to measure — more at measure
First Known Use: 15th century


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