1. Very great in size, extent, or amount: an immense cloud.
2. Of great scope or consequence: immense difficulty. See Synonyms at enormous.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin immēnsus : in-, not; see IN-1 + mēnsus, past participle of mētīrī, to measure; see mē-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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