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immense

im·mense

immense

 
 
pronunciation:
ih mens
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: extremely large or vast.
The Sahara is an immense area of desert.He was knocked off his surfboard by an immense wave.
synonyms:
Brobdingnagian, colossal, cyclopean, enormous, extensive, gigantic, great, huge, humongous, prodigious, titanic, tremendous, vast, voluminous
antonyms:
tiny
similar words:
big, broad, gargantuan, giant, Herculean, large, mammoth, massive, monstrous, mountainous, oceanic, stupendous
definition 2: too large to measure; boundless.
We live in an immense universe.
synonyms:
boundless, endless, illimitable, incalculable, infinite, limitless, measureless, untold
antonyms:
infinitesimal
similar words:
abysmal, countless, immeasurable, innumerable, unbounded, unlimited, vast
definition 3: (informal) very great in extent and quality.
Her notes were an immense help to me.
synonyms:
great, huge, tremendous
similar words:
big, enormous, excellent, vast
derivations: immensely (adv.), immenseness (n.)