ADV: usu ADV adj, also ADV after v (emphasis)
You use immensely to emphasize the degree or extent of a quality, feeling, or process.

Wind surfing can be strenuous but immensely exciting...

I enjoyed this movie immensely.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Immensely — Im*mense ly, adv. In immense manner or degree. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • immensely — (adv.) 1650s, from IMMENSE (Cf. immense) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • immensely — ► ADVERB ▪ to a great extent; extremely …   English terms dictionary

  • immensely — im|mense|ly [ıˈmensli] adv very much = ↑extremely ▪ Champagne wines became immensely popular in the 18th century. immensely powerful/strong/important etc ▪ Nationalism is an immensely powerful force. ▪ We enjoyed the play immensely …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • immensely — adv. Immensely is used with these adjectives: ↑complex, ↑complicated, ↑damaging, ↑detailed, ↑encouraging, ↑enjoyable, ↑entertaining, ↑enthusiastic, ↑exciting, ↑fat, ↑flattered, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • immensely — im|mense|ly [ ı mensli ] adverb very or very much: used for emphasizing what you are saying: Our guests enjoyed the game immensely. an immensely talented singer …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • immensely — adverb very much; extremely: We enjoyed the play immensely. | immensely popular …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • immensely — UK [ɪˈmenslɪ] / US adverb very, or very much: used for emphasizing what you are saying The visitors had enjoyed the game immensely. an immensely talented singer …   English dictionary

  • immensely — adverb Hugely; extremely; vastly. I enjoyed the party immensely. See Also: immensity …   Wiktionary

  • immensely — [ɪˈmensli] adv very, or very much an immensely talented singer[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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