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Another word for enormous

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Another word for enormous

Synonym Study

  • Tremendous , literally suggesting that which inspires awe or amazement because of its great size, is also used loosely as an intensive term
  • Gigantic , colossal , and mammoth etymologically imply a comparison with specific objects of great size (respectively, a giant, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the huge, extinct elephant) and therefore emphasize the idea of great magnitude, force, importance, etc., now often hyperbolically
  • Huge usually suggests great mass or bulk a huge building, huge profits
  • Immense , basically implying immeasurability, suggests size beyond the regular run of measurements but does not connote abnormality in that which is very large redwoods are immense trees
  • Enormous implies an exceeding by far what is normal in size, amount, or degree an enormous nose, enormous expenses