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
A chance to look like a legit football school on an enormous stage.
My best friend was a little white girl who had an enormous collection of barbies.
So does next Tuesday’s game at Honduras (5:30 p.m., beIN Sports and NBC Universo). Sweep those, and the Americans will have taken two enormous steps toward reaching next year’s big stage in Russia.
There's an enormous video and audio archive of performances on a hard drive somewhere.
The hotel is clearly catering to millennials, with its enormous non-gambling play space of indoor/outdoor bocce ball courts, ping pong, darts, shuffle board, skee-ball, and a gigantic sports bar.
Regardless of its status, Harvey’s slow movement and huge amounts of moisture will lead to enormous rainfall and will likely produce vast areas of flooding.
This week's ridiculously enormous Powerball pot was a whopping $758 million, and one Massachusetts mom has just claimed the only winning ticket of the lot.
My family’s folk-remedy claims of enormous health benefits fell on deaf ears.
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Origin and Etymology of enormous
First Known Use: 1531See Words from the same year
Synonymsastronomical (also astronomic), Brobdingnagian, bumper, colossal, cosmic (also cosmical), cyclopean, elephantine, huge, galactic, gargantuan, giant, gigantesque, gigantic, grand, herculean, heroic (also heroical), Himalayan, humongous (also humungous), immense, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), leviathan, mammoth, massive, mega, mighty, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, oceanic, pharaonic, planetary, prodigious, super, super-duper, supersize, supersized, titanic, tremendous, vast, vasty, walloping, whacking, whopping
Antonymsbantam, bitty, diminutive, infinitesimal, Lilliputian, little bitty, micro, microminiature, microscopic (also microscopical), midget, miniature, minuscule, minute, pocket, pygmy, teensy, teensy-weensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, wee
Related Wordsbig, 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; august, formidable, grandiose, imposing, lofty, majestic; cavernous, monolithic, overwhelming, staggering, stupendous, towering; boundless, immeasurable, infinite
Near Antonymslittle, mini, petite, pint-size (or pint-sized), puny, small, smallish, undersized (also undersize); dinky, dwarfish, half-pint
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
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