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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Immense \Im*mense"\, adjective [L. immensus; pref. im- not + mensus, p. p. of metiri to measure: cf. F. immense. See {Measure}.] Immeasurable; unlimited. In commonest use: Very great; vast; huge. "Immense the power" --Pope. "Immense and boundless ocean." --Daniel.

O Goodness infinite! Goodness immense! --Milton.

Syn: Infinite; immeasurable; illimitable; unbounded; unlimited; interminable; vast; prodigious; enormous; monstrous. See {Enormous}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

immense

adjective

1: unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope; "huge government spending"; "huge country estates"; "huge popular demand for higher education"; "a huge wave"; "the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains"; "immense numbers of birds"; "at vast (or immense) expense"; "the vast reaches of outer space"; "the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge [syn: {huge}, {immense}, {vast}, {Brobdingnagian}]


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