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- immense: see measure
- immense (adj.)
- early 15c., from Middle French immense (mid-14c.), from Latin immensus "immeasurable, boundless," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + mensus "measured," past participle of metiri (see measure).
For instance, a long while every thing was immense great and immense little, immense handsome and immense ugly. Miss Tippet from the cloisters, could not drink tea with Master Parchment at the White Conduit-house, unless it was an immense fine day, yet probably it might rain so immense, there was no going without a coach. ["Town and Country Magazine" (in "Annual Register" for 1772)]
- 1. I'd seen it before in people who held immense power.
- 2. We are not in this to reap immense financial rewards.
- 3. He said he retained immense regard and esteem for the prime minister.
- 4. The immense difficulties facing European businessmen in Russia were only too evident.
- 5. I think our main feeling would be of an immense gratitude.
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