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
The chairman of the committee wields enormous control over the actions of its members and requests for more information from intelligence agencies.
For each, a merger holds the promise of enormous cost savings from combining their operations and networks.
What Roberts is saying has enormous implications for the economy, which depends not only on consumers buying things from companies, but also on companies buying from consumers, and individual consumers trading with each other.
The N.B.A. is also the one league in which two teams meeting in the finals for the third straight year will generate enormous excitement.
Braced in the beautiful woman’s hands is a round bowl, atop which is perched … an enormous bug.
Instead, Irkut uses a technology called Resin Infusion that hardens the composite without the enormous energy and capital investment required for the autoclave process.
There are an enormous number of environmental cues that lead us to eat, and possibly overeat.
The enormous rocket will not launch until 2019 at the earliest.
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Origin and Etymology of enormous
Latin enormis, from e, ex out of + norma rule
First Known Use: 1531See Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of enormous
ENORMOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enormous for English Language Learners
: very great in size or amount
ENORMOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of enormous for Students
: unusually great in size, number, or degree an enormous animal an enormous problem
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