im·​mense·​ly | \ i-ˈmen(t)s-lē How to pronounce immensely (audio) \

Definition of immensely

: to a very great or immense degree or extent : exceedingly, enormously We enjoyed ourselves immensely. an immensely talented athlete an immensely important discovery an immensely wealthy family

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Recent Examples on the Web Like many industries, the RTD coffee consumer has evolved immensely over the past 10 years. David Smith, Forbes, 8 June 2021 The city took a cut of everything moving in and out, and became immensely rich. Timothy O'grady, Condé Nast Traveler, 7 June 2021 Every now and then, however, there will be someone immensely gifted who has the sensibilities of a normal person. Los Angeles Times, 2 June 2021 One email said that Robert Iger, executive chairman of the Walt Disney Co., was immensely supportive of a documentary about Fauci that would feature footage discreetly shot as the doctor went about his pandemic duties. Anchorage Daily News, 1 June 2021 The reputation of the entire scientific enterprise itself would suffer immensely from the fallout. Michael Brendan Dougherty, National Review, 24 May 2021 In 2016, Hillary Clinton, an extremely accomplished and immensely qualified public servant, was once again caught in the trap. Elizabeth Warren, Fortune, 24 May 2021 Somewhat similar to the flavor of the mangoes carved streetside and showered with Tajin seasoning by Mexican vendors, the dip showcased a different, and immensely pleasurable, way of experiencing the popular fruit. Soleil Ho, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 May 2021 And the nature of that worked changed immensely during the pandemic as well. John Duffy, CNN, 21 May 2021

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First Known Use of immensely

1651, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of immensely was in 1651

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13 Jun 2021

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“Immensely.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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