Roget category 311. Words expressing abstract relations
› 1.3. Quantity
›› 1.3.2. Comparative quantity
great quantity, quantity, deal, power, sight, pot, volume, world — mass, heap etc. (assemblage) 72 — stock etc. (store) 636 — peck, bushel, load, cargo — cartload†, wagonload, shipload — flood, spring tide — abundance etc. (sufficiency) 639.
principal part, chief part, main part, greater part, major part, best part, essential part — bulk, mass etc. (whole) 50.
rise to a great height,
carry to a great height —
know no bounds —
enlarge etc. (increase) 35, (expand) 194.
above par —
(large in size)
at its height,
in the zenith.
world-wide, widespread, far-famed, extensive — wholesale — many etc. 102.
goodly, noble, precious, mighty — sad, grave, heavy, serious — far gone, arrant, downright — utter, uttermost — crass, gross, arch, profound, intense, consummate — rank, uninitiated, red-hot, desperate — glaring, flagrant, stark staring — thorough-paced, thoroughgoing — roaring, thumping — extraordinary.
— important etc. 642 — unsurpassed etc. (supreme) 33 — complete etc. 52.
august, grand, dignified, sublime, majestic etc. (repute) 873.
vast, immense, enormous, extreme — inordinate, excessive, extravagant, exorbitant, outrageous, preposterous, unconscionable, swinging, monstrous, overgrown — towering, stupendous, prodigious, astonishing, incredible — marvelous etc. 870.
unlimited etc. (infinite) 105 — unapproachable, unutterable, indescribable, ineffable, unspeakable, inexpressible, beyond expression, fabulous.
undiminished, unabated, unreduced†, unrestricted.
absolute, positive, stark, decided, unequivocal, essential, perfect, finished.
remarkable, of mark, marked, pointed, veriest — noteworthy — renowned.
[in a positive degree];
in all conscience —
for the most part,
in the main.
[in a complete degree] entirely etc. (completely) 52 — abundantly etc. (sufficiently) 639 — widely, far and wide.
[in a great or high degree] greatly etc. adj. — much, muckle†, well, indeed, very, very much, a deal, no end of, most, not a little — pretty, pretty well — enough, in a great measure, richly — to a large extent, to a great extent, to a gigantic extent — on a large scale — so — never so, ever so — ever so dole — scrap, shred, tag, splinter, rag, much — by wholesale — mighty, powerfully — with a witness, ultra [Lat.], in the extreme, extremely, exceedingly, intensely, exquisitely, acutely, indefinitely, immeasurably — beyond compare, beyond comparison, beyond measure, beyond all bounds — incalculably, infinitely.
[in a supreme degree] preeminently, superlatively etc. (superiority) 33.
[in a too great degree] immoderately, monstrously, preposterously, inordinately, exorbitantly, excessively, enormously, out of all proportion, with a vengeance.
[in a marked degree] particularly, remarkably, singularly, curiously, uncommonly, unusually, peculiarly, notably, signally, strikingly, pointedly, mainly, chiefly — famously, egregiously, prominently, glaringly, emphatically, kat exochin [Gr.], strangely, wonderfully, amazingly, surprisingly, astonishingly, incredibly, marvelously, awfully, stupendously.
[in an exceptional degree] peculiarly etc. (unconformity) 83.
[in a violent degree] furiously etc. (violence) 173 — severely, desperately, tremendously, extravagantly, confoundedly, deucedly, devilishly, with a vengeance — a outrance†, a toute outrance [Fr.].
[in a painful degree] painfully, sadly, grossly, sorely, bitterly, piteously, grievously, miserably, cruelly, woefully, lamentably, shockingly, frightfully, dreadfully, fearfully, terribly, horribly.
a maximis ad minima [Lat.] —
greatness knows itself"
mightiest powers by deepest calms are mightiest powers by deepest calms are fed"
minimum decet libere cui multum licet [Lat.]
some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness
thrust upon them"
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