enorm

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare French énorme. See enormous.

Adjective[edit]

enorm (comparative more enorm, superlative most enorm)

  1. (obsolete) enormous
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for enorm in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French énorme, from Latin ēnōrmis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enorm

  1. enormous

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of enorm
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular enorm 2
Neuter singular enormt 2
Plural enorme 2
Definite attributive1 enorme
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French énorme, from Latin ēnōrmis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enorm (not comparable)

  1. enormous

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of enorm
uninflected enorm
inflected enorme
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial enorm
indefinite m./f. sing. enorme
n. sing. enorm
plural enorme
definite enorme
partitive enorms

Adverb[edit]

enorm

  1. enormously, extremely

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French énorme, from Latin ēnōrmis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enorm (comparative enormer, superlative am enormsten)

  1. enormous

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French énorme.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enorm (masculine enormen, neuter enormt, comparative méi enorm, superlative am enormsten)

  1. enormous

Declension[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēnōrmis via French énorme.

Adjective[edit]

enorm (neuter singular enormt, definite singular and plural enorme)

  1. enormous

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēnōrmis via French énorme.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enorm (masculine and feminine enorm, neuter enormt, definite singular and plural enorme, comparative meir enorm, superlative mest enorm)

  1. huge, enormous
    Dei fekk etter kvart eit enormt ansvar.
    They eventually got a huge responsibility.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ēnōrmis through French énorme.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enórm m, n (feminine singular enormă, masculine plural enormi, feminine and neuter plural enorme)

  1. enormous

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

enórm

  1. enormously

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French énorme, from Latin ēnōrmis.

Adjective[edit]

enorm

  1. enormous, immense, vast