The Grand Canyon is immense.
An example of immense is The Grand Canyon.
- Obs. unmeasured; limitless; infinite
- very large; vast; huge
- Slang very good; excellent
Origin of immenseFrench ; from Classical Latin immensus ; from in-, not + mensus, past participle of metiri, to measure
- Very great in size, extent, or amount: an immense cloud.
- Of great scope or consequence: immense difficulty. See Synonyms at enormous.
Origin of immenseMiddle English, from Old French, from Latin imm&emacron;nsus : in-, not; see in–1 + m&emacron;nsus, past participle of m&emacron;t&imacron;r&imacron;, to measure; see m&emacron;-2 in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more immense, superlative most immense)
From Middle French immense, from Latin immensus, from in- (“not”) + mensus (“measured”).