EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TREMENDOUSLY
"Your father admired him tremendously," Mrs. Carew went on to say.
It's going to be quite wonderful—you'll be tremendously happy.
And the Cambridge business did take it out of one most tremendously.
She was tremendously emotional and impulsive, and might be carried away into error.
There was something unnatural, but also tremendously impressive to her in their silence.
They were sick and dizzy, but tremendously curious to see everything.
Laban was tremendously surprised—at least he pretended to be.
I wondered if you were; I was tremendously anxious about you.
I like him tremendously, in spite of his cold-blooded confession, and past record.
His eyes were still smiling though his manner was tremendously serious.
1630s, "awful, dreadful, terrible," from Latin tremendus "fearful, terrible," literally "to be trembled at," gerundive form of tremere "to tremble" (see tremble). Hyperbolic or intensive sense of "extraordinarily great or good, immense" is attested from 1812, paralleling semantic changes in terrific, terribly, awfully, etc.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TREMENDOUSLY
- by much
- in great measure
- on a large scale
- very much