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Very large in size, quantity, or extent.‘the possibilities are enormous’‘her enormous blue eyes’
huge, vast, extensive, expansive, broad, wideView synonyms
- ‘The beach is enormous and there are plenty of caves to explore when the tide's out.’
- ‘He has enormous potential and if he continues like this, he will certainly make it.’
- ‘The burden of expectation placed on the authors of these two reports has been enormous.’
- ‘The main building was across from him and the enormous main doors were wide open.’
- ‘An enormous main course, a bottle of local beer and a cappuccino will only set you back a few pounds.’
- ‘Christmas in the house was fantastic and my father would make an enormous effort.’
- ‘They realise the keys don't fit and leap back as the door is forced by an enormous policeman.’
- ‘This was an enormous amount of hassle and was going to take up four days of their time.’
- ‘This is thought to have created a huge fireball and an enormous, damaging shock wave.’
- ‘Any one of these ideas will take an enormous amount of effort and investment to implement.’
- ‘It is costing an enormous amount of money to clean it up, which could be used on other things.’
- ‘Children have been able to get a real feel for the enormous size of some of the creatures that live in the sea.’
- ‘He has also managed to borrow an enormous silver car convertible for the weekend.’
- ‘If you look at the gap in points between the second place team and the third, it's enormous.’
- ‘It is an enormous pressure he shoulders with good grace and a sense of responsibility.’
- ‘We did manage to get an enormous amount of work done.’
- ‘He has made enormous strides in every aspect of his game to become an awesome all-rounder.’
- ‘They were all innocent souls and I do not have the words to describe this enormous loss.’
- ‘He handed me crisp sheets and led us to a simple whitewashed room with two chairs and an enormous bed.’
- ‘Performing has given him an enormous boost in confidence over the past two years.’
Mid 16th century: from Latin enormis ‘unusual, huge’ (see enormity) + -ous.
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