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enormous

adjective colossal, excessive, gigantic, huge, immense, large, mammoth, massive, tremendous, vast
Associated concepts: enormous burden of proof to overrome
See also: exorbitant, far reaching, flagrant, grandiose, gross, major, outrageous, ponderous
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Enormousness is the only word in this pair that refers, in correct usage, to significant size: We were daunted by the enormousness of the task.
The men's dancing gives us a deeper look at them: their easy unison, the bounce in their walk, the way they take a wide stance and slowly raise their gaze, leaning back as if trying to take in the enormousness of the skyline.
The individual flair of the athletes, so creative both because of the enormousness of the stage and the difficulty of getting the ball into the goal.
It is almost as if you can't take in the enormousness of the challenge," said Hazel, who grew up climbing on Pembrokeshire's sea cliffs.
The rescues were among the rare bits of good news on an otherwise dreary and rainy day during which the enormousness of the tragedy that has befallen Nepal continued to sink in.
The simplicity is striking, but the enormousness of the skirt lends an expressiveness to the movement and elegantly frames the choreography's iconic shapes.
On maps of Middle-earth in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, as well, one can see the sheer enormousness of the forest.
These prophetic messages are designed to bring an awareness and consciousness of the need for preparedness of the global enormousness of natural disasters and the aftermath and impact on people's lives.
103) This new staff assessment, conducted in mid-January 1942, highlighted the enormousness of the opportunity missed on 8 December.
As they stood on the field, the Cassars stretched their necks to gawk at the enormousness of the screen.
But as he, the Alabama governor and legislators visited Tuscaloosa, 150 miles to the northeast there was little sign of federal aid or government officials an absence that revealed the enormousness of a cleanup effort that spans eight states.