Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section III. Quantity
2. Comparative Quantity
Quantity by Comparison with a Standard
GREATNESS &c. adj.; magnitude; size (dimensions) [See Size]; multitude (number) [See Multitude]; immensity, enormity, muchness; infinity [See Infinity]; might, strength, intensity, fullness.
GREAT QUANTITY, quantity, deal [colloq.], power [colloq.], sight [colloq.], pot [colloq.], volume, world; mass, heap (assemblage) [See Assemblage]; stock (store) [See Store]; peck, bushel, load, cargo; cartload, wagonload, shipload; flood, spring tide; abundance (sufficiency) [See Sufficiency].
principal part, chief part, main part, greater part, better part, major part, best part, essential part; bulk, mass (whole) [See Whole].
FAME, distinction, grandeur, dignity; importance [See Importance]; generosity.
BE GREAT &c. adj.; run high, soar, tower, loom, tower above, rise above, transcend; rise to a great height, carry to a great height; bulk, bulk large; know no bounds; ascend, mount.
ENLARGE (increase) [See Increase], (expand) [See Expansion].
[IN A POSITIVE DEGREE] truly (truth) [See Truth]; decidedly, unequivocally, purely, absolutely, seriously, essentially, fundamentally, radically, downright, in all conscience; for the most part, in the main.
[IN A COMPLETE DEGREE] entirely (completely) [See Completeness]; abundantly (sufficiently) [See Sufficiency]; widely, far and wide.
[IN A GREAT OR HIGH DEGREE] greatly &c. adj.; much, muckle [archaic], well, indeed, very, very much, a deal, no end of, most, not a little; pretty, pretty well; enough, in a great measure, no end [colloq., U. S.], passing, richly; to a large extent, to a great extent, to a gigantic extent; on a large scale; so; never so, ever so; ever so much; by wholesale, mighty [colloq.], mightily, powerfully; with a witness [colloq.], ultra, in the extreme, extremely, exceedingly, intensely, exquisitely, acutely, indefinitely, immeasurably; beyond compare, beyond comparison, beyond measure, beyond all bounds; out of sight [colloq.]; incalculably, infinitely.
[IN A SUPREME DEGREE] preëminently, superlatively (superiority) [See Superiority].
[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, strangely, wonderfully, amazingly, surprisingly, astonishingly, incredibly, marvelously, awfully, stupendously.
[IN AN EXCEPTIONAL DEGREE] peculiarly (unconformity) [See Unconformity].
[IN A VIOLENT DEGREE] furiously (violence) [See Violence]; severely, desperately, tremendously, extravagantly, confoundedly, deucedly [slang], devilishly [colloq.], with a vengeance, à outrance [F.], à toute outrance [F.].
[IN A PAINFUL DEGREE] painfully, sadly, grossly, sorely, bitterly, piteously, grievously, miserably, cruelly, woefully, lamentably, shockingly, frightfully, dreadfully, fearfully, terribly, horribly, distressingly, balefully, dolorously.
A maximis ad minima.
Greatness knows itself.Henry IV
Mightiest powers by deepest calms are fed.B. Cornwall
Minimum decet libere cui multum licet.Seneca
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.Twelfth Night