tremendous

Tremendous means extraordinarily large in size, extent, amount, power, or degree. It can also mean really marvelous and fantastic — or really awful and terrible.

We often use tremendous if something is super wonderful. If someone comes into your office and tells you you just won a big contract and are getting a huge bonus, you might exclaim, “Tremendous!” Tremendous comes from the Latin for "trembling," and is connected with fear. Something tremendous can be big in a terrifying way, like the tremendous noise of an approaching hurricane, or a tremendous tidal wave about to crash on the shore.

Definitions of tremendous
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adj extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree

tremendous sweeping plains”
“a tremendous fact in human experience”
“a plane took off with a tremendous noise”
Synonyms:
enormous
big, large
above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

adj extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact

Synonyms:
awful, frightful, terrible
extraordinary
beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable

adj extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers

“a tremendous achievement”
Synonyms:
fantastic, grand, howling, marvellous, marvelous, rattling, terrific, wonderful, wondrous
extraordinary
beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable

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