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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (huge)
a. immense
El dueño del casino amasó una inmensa fortuna.The owner of the casino amassed an immense fortune.
b. vast
El barco zarpó hacia el inmenso mar.The ship sailed into the vast sea.
c. enormous
La librería tiene una inmensa variedad de libros.The bookstore has an enormous variety of books.
d. great
¡Entren a la casa! Se acerca una inmensa tormenta.Get in the house! There's a great storm coming.
2. (boundless)
a. deep
Mi profesor de violoncelo y yo compartimos una inmensa pasión por la música clásica.My cello teacher and I share a deep passion for classical music.
b. tremendous
La muerte de su esposa dejó al viudo con una inmensa tristeza.The death of his wife left the widower with a tremendous sadness.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (grande)
a. immense
2. (profundo)
a. deep
sintió una inmensa alegríashe felt deeply o tremendously happy
3. (colloquial)
a. marvelous, wonderful
el tenor estuvo inmensothe tenor was wonderful
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[+llanura, océano, fortuna] vast; immense; [+objeto, ciudad, número] enormous; [+alegría, tristeza, esfuerzo] tremendous; immense; [+talento] enormous; immense
la inmensa mayoría the vast majority; sentí un inmenso vacío tras su muerte I felt a vast emptiness after his death; Leonor tiene un corazón inmenso Leonor is enormously big-hearted
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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