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enormous

e·nor·mous

enormous

 
 
pronunciation:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: extremely large in size, quantity, or extent; huge; immense.
The blue whale is an enormous animal that can be over one hundred feet in length.There is an enormous number of stars in our galaxy.This issue was of enormous importance at the turn of the century.
 
synonyms:
Brobdingnagian, colossal, gargantuan, gigantic, huge, immense, mammoth, prodigious, titanic, tremendous, vast
antonyms:
diminutive, tiny
similar words:
elephantine, extensive, giant, great, humongous, jumbo, massive, monstrous, mountainous, numerous, stupendous
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derivations: enormously (adv.), enormousness (n.)
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