immense

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From Middle French immense, from Latin immensus, from in- (not) + mensus (measured).

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immense (comparative more immense, superlative most immense)

  1. Huge, gigantic, very large.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 5, The Mirror and the Lamp:
      Then everybody once more knelt, and soon the blessing was pronounced. The choir and the clergy trooped out slowly, […], down the nave to the western door. […] At a seemingly immense distance the surpliced group stopped to say the last prayer.
  2. Supremely good.

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Dutch[edit]

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immense

  1. Inflected form of immens

French[edit]

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immense (masculine and feminine, plural immenses)

  1. immense, huge

Italian[edit]

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immense f pl

  1. feminine plural of immenso

Latin[edit]

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immense

  1. vocative masculine singular of immensus