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immense +‎ -ive



immensive (comparative more immensive, superlative most immensive)

  1. (obsolete) huge
    • 1648, Robert Herrick, “To the King”, in Hesperides: Or, The Works both Humane & Divine [], London: [] John Williams, and Francis Eglesfield, and are to be sold by Tho[mas] Hunt, [], →OCLC; republished as Henry G. Clarke, editor, Hesperides, or Works both Human and Divine, volumes (please specify |volume=I or II), London: H. G. Clarke and Co., [], 1844, →OCLC:
      A public light, in this immensive sphere
      The spelling has been modernized.



immensive”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.