Enormous is used with these nouns: ↑advance, ↑advantage, ↑amount, ↑appetite, ↑bang, ↑benefit, ↑boost, ↑breast, ↑burden, ↑capacity, ↑challenge, ↑change, ↑clout, ↑complexity, ↑confidence, ↑contribution, ↑cost, ↑crowd, ↑damage, ↑danger, ↑debt, ↑deficit, ↑delay, ↑demand, ↑difference, ↑difficulty, ↑dignity, ↑disaster, ↑disparity, ↑distance, ↑diversity, ↑effort, ↑ego, ↑enthusiasm, ↑expansion, ↑expense, ↑explosion, ↑eye, ↑faith, ↑fireplace, ↑foot, ↑fortune, ↑fun, ↑gain, ↑gamble, ↑gap, ↑growth, ↑gulf, ↑help, ↑house, ↑impact, ↑implication, ↑importance, ↑improvement, ↑increase, ↑influence, ↑investment, ↑leap, ↑leverage, ↑loss, ↑mouth, ↑number, ↑obstacle, ↑overdraft, ↑pile, ↑pleasure, ↑popularity, ↑potential, ↑power, ↑pressure, ↑prestige, ↑privilege, ↑problem, ↑profit, ↑promise, ↑proportion, ↑publicity, ↑quantity, ↑range, ↑relief, ↑resource, ↑respect, ↑responsibility, ↑risk, ↑room, ↑sacrifice, ↑scope, ↑self-confidence, ↑significance, ↑size, ↑statue, ↑strain, ↑strength, ↑stress, ↑stride, ↑success, ↑suffering, ↑sum, ↑talent, ↑task, ↑toll, ↑tragedy, ↑trouble, ↑undertaking, ↑upheaval, ↑value, ↑variation, ↑variety, ↑vitality, ↑volume, ↑waste, ↑wave, ↑wealth, ↑weight, ↑workload

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  • Enormous — E*nor mous, a. [L. enormis enormous, out of rule; e out + norma rule: cf. F. [ e]norme. See {Normal}.] 1. Exceeding the usual rule, norm, or measure; out of due proportion; inordinate; abnormal. Enormous bliss. Milton. This enormous state. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enormous — [ē nôr′məs, inôr′məs] adj. [ME enormyouse < L enormis (see ENORMITY) + OUS] 1. very much exceeding the usual size, number, or degree; of great size; huge; vast; immense 2. Archaic very wicked; outrageous enormously adv. enormousness n. SYN.… …   English World dictionary

  • enormous — index exorbitant, far reaching, flagrant, grandiose, gross (flagrant), major, outrageous, ponderous …   Law dictionary

  • enormous — 1530s, from L. enormis out of rule, irregular, shapeless, extraordinary, very large, from ex out of (see EX (Cf. ex )) + norma rule, norm (see NORM (Cf. norm)), with English OUS (Cf. ous) substituted for L. is. Meaning …   Etymology dictionary

  • enormous — *huge, vast, immense, elephantine, mammoth, giant, gigantic, gigantean, colossal, gargantuan, Herculean, cyclopean, titanic, Brobdingnagian Analogous words: prodigious, stupendous, tremendous, *monstrous, monumental: inordinate, exorbitant,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • enormous — [adj] very large astronomic, barn door*, blimp*, colossal, excessive, gargantuan, gigantic, gross, huge, humongous, immense, jumbo*, mammoth, massive, monstrous, mountainous, prodigious, stupendous, supercolossal*, titanic*, tremendous, vast,… …   New thesaurus

  • enormous — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ very large. DERIVATIVES enormously adverb enormousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • enormous — 01. The visit by the President resulted in an [enormous] traffic jam. 02. Russia is an [enormous] country, the largest in the world. 03. She lives in an [enormous] house, with 8 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and an indoor swimming pool. 04. Céline Dion… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • enormous — [[t]ɪnɔ͟ː(r)məs[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is enormous is extremely large in size or amount. The main bedroom is enormous... There is, of course, an enormous amount to see. 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n (emphasis) You can use enormous to emphasize …   English dictionary

  • enormous — adjective Etymology: Latin enormis, from e, ex out of + norma rule Date: 1531 1. a. archaic abnormal, inordinate b. exceedingly wicked ; shocking < an enormous sin > 2. mark …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enormous — e|nor|mous [ ı nɔrməs ] adjective *** very large in size or quantity: The enormous birthday cake dwarfed everything else on the table. The stress they re under is enormous. an enormous amount/number/volume etc.: An enormous amount of money has… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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