Definition of Enormous

1. Adjective. Extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree. "A plane took off with a tremendous noise"

Exact synonyms: Tremendous
Similar to: Big, Large
Derivative terms: Enormity, Enormousness



Definition of Enormous

1. a. Exceeding the usual rule, norm, or measure; out of due proportion; inordinate; abnormal.

Definition of Enormous

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Deviating from the norm; unusual, extraordinary. ¹

2. Adjective. (obsolete) Exceedingly wicked; atrocious or outrageous. ¹

3. Adjective. Extremely large; greatly exceeding the common size, extent, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enormous

1. huge [adj] - See also: huge

Enormous Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Enormous Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Enormous

enone
enones
enophile
enophiles
enophthalmia
enophthalmos
enopla
enoplida
enoplida infections
enoptomancy
enoptromancy
enorganic
enorm
enormities
enormity
enormous (current term)
enormously
enormousness
enormousnesses
enorthotrope
enose
enoses
enosimania
enosis
enosises
enostosis
enoteca
enotecas
enough
enough is as good as a feast

Literary usage of Enormous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1900)
"Infection in many of these cases he believed was behind the peritoneum, and not within it. Report of a Ca.se of enormous Ventral Hernia; ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"During th« enormous interval of time represented by these massive formations what is now the axis of the continent remained undisturbed save by a gentle and ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1903)
"enormous TUMOR OF THE POSTERO-PARIETAL REGION, WEIGHING OVER HALF A POUND; ... of the enormous size of the tumor, is of unusual interest and importance. ..."

4. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar, to the Revolution by David Hume (1810)
"From the eastern accumulations and manners, came also an enormous increase of luxury ; this evil did not so readily affect the substantial merchant, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Enormous

Search for Enormous on Dictionary.com!Search for Enormous on Thesaurus.com!Search for Enormous on Google!Search for Enormous on Wikipedia!

Search

Translations