tremendousness love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or property of being tremendous.

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  • noun The state or condition of being tremendous.


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  • Quoting tremendousness of Swat he said that some 300 schools were damaged by extremists at Swat and not possible to be restored in next 50 years.

    Provincial Minister Inaugurates Two Middle Schools for Girls

  • The name must admit the tremendousness of the task and imply its eventual solubility, but also discourage any close inquiry into the means employed.

    Euphemism and American Violence

  • The league changes to best of sevens throughout playoffs, but inadvertently dilutes the impact of each particular game there is no Super bowl, or NCAA excitement, despite the obvious tremendousness of the product.

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  • Nor is the preeminent tremendousness of the great Sperm Whale anywhere more feelingly comprehended, than on board of those prows which stem him.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Night birds and crickets, prowling coyotes with their haunting barks, the wind sad and low in the pines, the weird canopy of foliage overhead studded with stars of white fire -- these taught her the littleness of her life and the tremendousness of the spirit from which she had sprung.

    Zane Grey, Romancing the West

  • His brain lifted up, up in his effort to grasp the tremendousness of the dull-metaled immensity of what was spread here under a summer sun beneath a sky as blue as a remote southern sea.

    The Weapon Shops of Isher

  • There is a sensation of greatness, a beautiful tremendousness, in many of the crude facts of war; they excite in one a kind of vigorous exaltation; we have that destructive streak in us, and it is no good pretending that we have not; the first thing we must do for the peace of the world is to control that.

    New York Times Current History: The European War, Vol 2, No. 1, April, 1915 April-September, 1915

  • Their warrings, their strifes, their internecine intrigues and connivings were inevitable because of the tremendousness and capability -- and the limitations -- of their minds.

    First Lensman

  • The tremendousness of the blunder made him cringe.

    The Voyage of the Space Beagle

  • The tremendousness of the assertion took away my breath.

    The Seed of the Toc-Toc Birds


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