having no limit
She has boundless energy and enthusiasm.
In the centre of the hall stood a colossal wooden statue, decorated in ivory and gold.
They were asking a colossal amount of money for the house.
She's so tiny she makes me feel elephantine.
an enormous car/house
He earns an enormous salary.
I was absolutely enormous when I was pregnant.
You've been an enormous help.
covering a large area; having a great range
a school with extensive grounds
a gigantic statue
The cost has been gigantic.
Even little Billie ate his way through a ginormous ice-cream sundae.
humongous or humungous (U.S. slang):
Zesto's restaurant serves humungous burgers.
extremely large in area, size, amount, etc.
ex a vast area of forest.
(formal) to large, great etc. to be measured
ex to cause immeasurable harm
extremely large or great
ex there is still an immense amount of work to be done
not as big as normal
very small in size or amount
ex only tiny minorities hold such extreme views.
1_very large, heavy and solid
ex the massive walls of the castle
2_extremely large or serious
ex the explosion made a massive hole in the ground
extremely good, wonderful
syn: fantastic, explendid
ex this will be a marvellous oportunity for her
(of a place, building, scene) pretty, especially in a way that looks old-fashioned
ex a picturesque cottage, village
this inn is picturesquely situated on the bancks of the river
1_full of energy, exitment and happiness
ex she gave an exuberant performance
2_(of plants) strong and healthy; growing quickly and well.
1_extremely clean and tidy
ex an immaculated uniform, room
2_containing no mistakes
an immaculate performance
(of a room or building) very large and impressive; like a palace
1_having a lot of people or too many people
ex in spring the place is crowded with skiers
2_full of something
ex a room crowded with books
1_of the present time or recent times
ex the modern industrial world
extremely attractive and impressive; deserving praise
ex she looked magnificent in her wedding dress/you`ve all done a magnificent job
1_extremely atractive or impressive
ex a stunning view of the lake
2_extremely surprising or shocking
ex he suffered a stunning defeat in the election
covered with or containnig sand
ex a sandy beach /sandy soil
If a place is crowded, it is full of people
By ten o'clock the bar was crowded.
important or likely to be important in history
a historic day/moment
In a historic vote, the Church of England decided to allow women to become priests.
containing or having experience of people and things from many different parts of the world
New York is a highly cosmopolitan city.
describes a place which is not attractive because a lot of tourists visit it and it is full of things for them to buy and do
This used to be an attractive seaside town, but now it's become very touristy.
in or related to industry, or having a lot of industry and factories, etc
an industrial landscape/nation
He has an industrial background (= He has worked in industry).
If a place is deserted, there are no people in it
a deserted building/street
The coastal resorts are deserted (= do not have many visitors) in winter.