[ ih-meyn ]

  1. vast in size; enormous.

  2. inhumanly cruel.

Origin of immane

1595–1605; <Latin immānis brutal, frightful, enormous, equivalent to im-im-2 + -mānis, apparently akin to mānus good; see manes

Other words from immane

  • im·mane·ly, adverb
  • im·mane·ness, noun

Words Nearby immane Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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