Examples of enormous in a Sentence
They live in an enormous house.
We chose not to undertake the project because of the enormous costs involved.
Recent Examples of enormous from the Web
My first checklist of this exhibition was enormous.
The skin cells that thrive under trauma are triggered to overproduce, which is why the keloids can grow to be enormous, as with Amber's ears.
The stakes are enormous, and advocacy groups that don’t have to unveil their donors are spending heavily to shape the fight.
Many have applauded the enormous economic change these acquisitions are helping to drive in London and Cambridge.
The fallout from that privacy scandal has been enormous – but how does Google's breach compare?
The volume will be enormous — 111 million metric tons of plastic waste will accumulate by 2030, with 37 million metric tons of that here in the U.S., according to a new study by researchers at the University of Georgia.
Our hopes had been raised then crushed so many times, and the financial toll had been enormous.
The Times Square Sephora is enormous, but this one might just give it a run for its money.
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astronomical (also astronomic), bumper, colossal, cosmic (also cosmical), elephantine, galactic, gargantuan, giant, gigantic, grand, herculean, heroic (also heroical), huge, humongous (also humungous), immense, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), leviathan, mammoth, massive, mega, mighty, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, oceanic, planetary, prodigious, super, supersize, supersized, titanic, tremendous, vast, vasty, walloping, whacking, whopping;
bantam, bitty, diminutive, infinitesimal, little bitty, micro, microminiature, microscopic (also microscopical), midget, miniature, minuscule, minute, pocket, pygmy, teensy, teensy-weensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, wee;
big, bulky, considerable, extensive, good, goodly, great, gross, handsome, hefty, hulking, largish, major, outsize (also outsized), overgrown, oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidy, voluminous;
Synonym Discussion of enormous
- an enormous expense
- an immense shopping mall
- incurred a huge debt
- the vast Russian steppes
- a gigantic sports stadium
- a colossal statue of Lincoln
- a mammoth boulder
ENORMOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enormous for English Language Learners
: very great in size or amount
ENORMOUS Defined for Kids
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