Examples of immensity in a Sentence
the immensity of the universe
She couldn't understand the immensity of their problem.
Recent Examples of immensity from the Web
San Francisco 49ers: The immensity of the rebuilding project facing coach Kyle Shanahan was on display last week as San Francisco tallied five turnovers.
Stafford’s slim, sublime collection awakens us over and over to the delicacy, immensity and wonder of our environs.
And there's the sheer immensity of the task — in addition to wiping out almost every deer in the eradication zone, the state Department of Natural Resources wants to kill three-quarters of the deer across 10 surrounding counties.
Yousseff and Costa would reach plea bargains that provided a window into the immensity of the graft.
But along with the immensity of his largess, Mr. Rockefeller used his charitable gifts to instill in his children and grandchildren a sense of the family’s philosophy of giving.
Soon, even Chubby Checker dancing the twist and John Glenn orbiting the earth couldn’t camouflage the reality and immensity of the racial conflicts in the South and the assassination of the young president who looked like a movie star.
The immensity of the pain that Roof has inflicted upon Charleston is not contained by geography.
The new president didn’t like the media’s fixation with the immensity of it — and unfavorable comparisons between the crowd size of his and Obama’s 2009 inaugurations.
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First Known Use of immensity
Synonymsenormity, enormousness, giantism, gigantism, hugeness, immenseness, magnitude, massiveness, prodigiousness, vastitude, vastness
Antonymsdiminutiveness, minuteness, tininess
Related Wordsbigness, extensiveness, greatness, largeness, sizableness, voluminousness, weightiness; awesomeness, grandness, stupendousness, tremendousness; boundlessness, limitlessness; ampleness, capaciousness, commodiousness, spaciousness; excessiveness, extravagance, extremeness, gaudiness, grandiosity, immoderacy
Near Antonymslittleness, puniness, smallness; triviality
IMMENSITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of immensity for English Language Learners
: extremely great size
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