[ ih-men-si-tee ]
/ ɪˈmɛn sɪ ti /


vastness; enormous extent: the immensity of the Roman empire.
the state or condition of being immense.

Origin of immensity

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English word from Latin word immēnsitās. See immense, -ity Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for immensity


/ (ɪˈmɛnsɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

the state or quality of being immense; vastness; enormity
enormous expanse, distance, or volumethe immensity of space
informal a huge amountan immensity of wealth
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