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tremendous

tre·men·dous

tremendous

 
 
pronunciation:
tr men ds
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: very large in degree or size; huge.
A tremendous crowd came to the sale.
synonyms:
enormous, gigantic, huge, immense, mammoth, massive, vast
antonyms:
minute, tiny
similar words:
considerable, giant, great, jumbo, major, monstrous, sizable
definition 2: excellent; superb.
The young actors did a tremendous job in the play.
synonyms:
excellent, exceptional, extraordinary, marvelous, superb, superior
similar words:
fabulous, fantastic, fine, first-rate, giant, great, incredible, notable, remarkable, terrific, wonderful
derivations: tremendously (adv.), tremendousness (n.)
Word History
Tremendous comes from a Latin word that means "to be trembled at."