tre·​men·​dous·​ly tri-ˈmen-dəs-lē How to pronounce tremendously (audio)
: to a great or tremendous extent : extremely
a tremendously important decision
a tremendously impressive performance
It was tremendously depressing for me to work there, and it happened that I was not enjoying going to work, so I requested a transfer.Sydney Lewis
In between is the real movie: the kinetic beauty of parkour, captured in tremendously enjoyable high-speed sequences that, once again, draw energy from the photogenic beauty of everyday New York City landscapes.Lisa Schwarzbaum

Examples of tremendously in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then, the New York Film Festival will run Sept. 29 through Oct. 13, and will host the North American premieres of Bradley Cooper’s Maestro (Netflix), Michael Mann’s Ferrari (Neon) and Sofia Coppola’s Priscilla (A24), all of which went over tremendously in Venice. Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 16 Sep. 2023 But the area of Apple's business that grew tremendously was its services business. WIRED, 14 Sep. 2023 Desiree Rosales was my second child and was very intelligent and loved her family tremendously. Dallas News, 13 Sep. 2023 Also, a rock solid CB in Stephon Gilmore helps Trevon Diggs tremendously. Daniel Kohn, Spin, 6 Sep. 2023 What follows is a tremendously impressive fight sequence that’s easily the standout set piece of the season. William Goodman, Men's Health, 5 Sep. 2023 But several of those projects were already years behind schedule and tremendously over budget — or had such severe problems they were quietly canceled. Eric Lipton, New York Times, 4 Sep. 2023 Many can tolerate tremendously hot and dry conditions but there are some species that take reasonably well to slightly shaded and even damp soil conditions. Paul Cappiello, The Courier-Journal, 2 Sep. 2023 The number of street sweeping tickets issued dipped tremendously in 2020, when the city stopped writing up people for seven months amid the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cari Spencer, Los Angeles Times, 2 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1669, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tremendously was in 1669

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“Tremendously.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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