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[ih-mens] /ɪˈmɛns/

vast; huge; very great:
an immense territory.
immeasurable; boundless.
Informal. splendid:
You did an immense job getting the project started.
unusually large; huge; vast
without limits; immeasurable
(informal) very good; excellent

1650s, from immense + -ly (2).

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).


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