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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For example, a charity with old, outdated computers might benefit immensely from an information-technology upgrade. Jason Coupet And, WSJ, "When It Comes to Evaluating Nonprofits, It Isn’t All About the Overhead," 16 Dec. 2018 Movies benefit immensely from a pair of headphones like these. Vlad Savov, The Verge, "Audeze LCD2 Classic review: these cans will turn you into an audiophile," 3 Aug. 2018 Chrissy is an absolute sweetheart and an immensely talented and kindhearted woman. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "A Timeline of That Bizarre Rumor About Chrissy Metz and Alison Brie," 7 Jan. 2019 Facebook’s platform has become immensely valuable because of its ad-targeting capabilities and wealth of personal data on users. Jacob Kastrenakes, The Verge, "ACLU says Facebook allowed discriminatory job ads that didn’t appear to women," 18 Sep. 2018 Since hitting YouTube in 2016 to share her unique sound with the world, the immensely talented Australian singer-songwriter has wasted no time making her name known. Rita Thompson, Billboard, "Tash Sultana Shows A More Vulnerable Side With 'Harvest Love': Exclusive Premiere," 12 July 2018 Musica Vocale is led by two of Kansas City’s finest choral conductors and is made up of immensely talented singers who are devoted to their craft. Patrick Neas, kansascity, "UMKC opera students explore the dark and the light in works by Ravel, Poulenc | The Kansas City Star," 24 Mar. 2018 Given a full-season opportunity, the immensely talented young Britton would have undoubtedly been a threat to earn rookie of the year honors. Jim Ayello, Indianapolis Star, "IndyCar preview: Juncos, Shank set for partial-season campaigns with eye on future," 10 Mar. 2018 Tex Panthollow ShutterstockGetty Images Original: James Coburn Recasted: John Mulaney Adding another immensely talented comedian to the mix, John Mulaney like Eichner (whom he guest starred opposite on Difficult People!) oozes timeless charm. Danny Murphy, Marie Claire, "Recasted: Who Would Star in a Charade Reboot?," 11 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of immensely

1651, in the meaning defined above

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