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I see this huge or large. Which one should I use?

I got

However, something huge is surprisingly large or excessively large. If something is large, but about as large as can be expected, then it is not huge.

I have some doubt as

Due to huge computation cost, this method is not widely used.

Due to large computation cost, this method is not widely used.

Need some suggestion.

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    "Costs" are usually spoken of as high, not large. Huge is used to mean either excessively large or excessively high. – StoneyB on hiatus Mar 24 '16 at 14:49
  • @StoneyB Thanks for the clarification. What if I remove cost term from both of these above sentences? Does the rule remain same? – Mithun Mar 24 '16 at 15:03
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Both huge and large would be acceptable in this situation. Huge would emphasise the size of the cost more, but large would more likely be used in formal contexts.

To describe the cost, you should be using the adjectival form of computation - computational. Given that you are referring to one unique thing (the cost), you should be using the definite article as well. Your sentences would then become:

Due to the huge computational cost, this method is not widely used.

Due to the large computational cost, this method is not widely used.

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