enormously

adverb

Definition of enormously

: to a very great or enormous degree or extent : exceedingly, vastly an enormously popular performer an area of business that has grown enormously in recent years an enormously complicated problem

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Examples of enormously in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kelly Preston was enormously kind and unbelievably lovely. Karen Mizoguchi, PEOPLE.com, "Kelly Preston's Daughter Ella Pays Tribute to Her 'Courageous, Strong, Beautiful and Loving' Mother," 13 July 2020 Here’s a quick history lesson for nonhunters: our country has benefitted enormously from something called the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. Wes Siler, Outside Online, "Why Removing Roosevelt's Statue Is Good for Hunters," 7 July 2020 Web reviews of healthcare providers are enormously popular, but the data these ratings provide are not personalized for each individual’s needs. Mohammed Saeed, Quartz, "Why AI is the next way patients will choose their doctors," 26 June 2020 Other policies for controlling the spread of the virus are enormously costly and practically difficult, from shutting down schools and offices to setting up complicated contact tracing. Adam Taylor, Washington Post, "How the split over face masks sums up America’s chaotic coronavirus response," 25 June 2020 Other policies for controlling the spread of the virus are enormously costly and practically difficult, from shutting down schools and offices to setting up complicated contact tracing. Adam Taylor, Anchorage Daily News, "How the split over face masks sums up America’s chaotic coronavirus response," 25 June 2020 The activists demanding change face an enormously ambitious task. Brian Fung, CNN, "The North Face is the biggest brand yet to join Facebook ad boycott," 19 June 2020 Without the foundations in listening and language, learning academic skills is enormously difficult. Ryan Nickerson, Houston Chronicle, "Melinda Webb School enrolling students without hearing loss," 10 June 2020 These nations have both enormously smaller police departments and prison systems than the United States, and much less violent crime, especially murders. Ryan Cooper, TheWeek, "What America can learn from Nordic police," 5 June 2020

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First Known Use of enormously

1668, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jul 2020

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“Enormously.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enormously. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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