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  • n. The property of being immense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being immense.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or state of being immense; immensity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. unusual largeness in size or extent or number


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immense +‎ -ness


  • They believed that this tiny blue dot floating in the incomprehensible immenseness of the cosmos was actually the center of all creation, an ancient idea handed down from Aristotle:

    Daniel Bruno Sanz: Bad Moon, Burnt Qurans, Birthers and Flat Earthers

  • Should the stars in the heavens and the immenseness of the seas be lost; I could live in the darkness of your eyes and the cinnamon of your flesh.

    Amor y romanticismo 3

  • And on the lame "Bushleaguer," he takes some swipes at the president, then tosses off some spoken-word poetry that recalls Jim Morrison at his drunkest, flabbiest and closest to death: "The immenseness of suffering/And the odd negotiation, a rarity/With onionskin plausibility of life and a keyboard reaffirmation."

    We've Heard Vedder

  • More than once, by night, remaining all by himself, he would firmly close his eyes and picture to himself a dark throng of people, innumerably great and even terrible in its immenseness.

    The Man Who Was Afraid

  • Outward, onward, past stars and through nebulae, the immenseness of space, the conflicting clash of civilizations and galaxies.

    Flinx's Folly

  • The immenseness of the crisis and the practical dispositions of these two men led to one of the most extraordinary partnerships in the history of the American presidency.

    Hoover and Truman - Chapter 2: Feeding the World

  • Poor Jr. showed few signs of life as we stood before that immenseness; he said patiently that it resembled the postals, and followed me inside the portals with languor.

    The Beautiful Lady

  • The wrath of Judge Martin Pike was august -- there was a kind of sublimity in its immenseness -- on a day when it befell that the shyster stood betwixt him and money.

    The Conquest of Canaan

  • It is not to depreciate the gains of others that the eye fixes on England's naval growth; their gains but bring out more clearly the immenseness of hers.

    The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783

  • The expedition which followed deserves, probably, in respect to the numbers engaged in it, the distance which it traversed, the immenseness of the expenses involved, and the magnitude of its results, to be considered the greatest military undertaking which human ambition and power have ever attempted to effect.

    Darius the Great Makers of History


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