immensity

noun im·men·si·ty \ i-ˈmen(t)-sə-tē \
Updated on: 12 May 2018

Definition of immensity

plural immensities
1 : the quality or state of being immense
2 : something immense

Examples of immensity in a Sentence

  1. the immensity of the universe

  2. She couldn't understand the immensity of their problem.

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First Known Use of immensity

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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IMMENSITY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of immensity for English Language Learners

  • : extremely great size


IMMENSITY Defined for Kids

immensity

noun im·men·si·ty \ i-ˈmen-sə-tē \

Definition of immensity for Students

plural immensities
: extremely great size, amount, or extent


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