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immane

[ih-meyn]
adjective Archaic.
  1. vast in size; enormous.
  2. inhumanly cruel.
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Origin of immane

1595–1605; < Latin immānis brutal, frightful, enormous, equivalent to im- im-2 + -mānis, apparently akin to mānus good; see manes
Related formsim·mane·ly, adverbim·mane·ness, noun
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Historical Examples of immane

  • Tenere in acie versari et manu cum hoste confligere, immane quiddam et belluarum simile est.

    Dderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes

    Ludwig Dderlein