prodigious

Adjective

  1. so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe; “colossal crumbling ruins of an ancient temple”; “has a colossal nerve”; “a prodigious storm”; “a stupendous field of grass”; “stupendous demand”
    • Synonyms
      • colossal
      • stupendous
    • Similar to
      • large
      • big
    • Related
      • prodigy
      • giant
      • goliath
      • behemoth
      • monster
      • colossus
  2. of momentous or ominous significance; “such a portentous…monster raised all my curiosity”- Herman Melville; “a prodigious vision”
    • Synonyms
      • portentous
    • Similar to
      • significant
      • important
    • Related
      • omen
      • portent
      • presage
      • prognostic
      • prognostication
      • prodigy
      • omen
      • portent
      • presage
      • prognostic
      • prognostication
      • prodigy
  3. far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree; “a night of exceeding darkness”; “an exceptional memory”; “olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy”; “the young Mozart’s prodigious talents”
    • Synonyms
      • exceeding
      • exceptional
      • olympian
      • surpassing
    • Similar to
      • extraordinary
    • Related
      • exception

The following are the words that are in the New Word Project:


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The definition for this word taken from the Terminology app, which is based on the Princeton University’s WordNet lexical database. If you are interested in how I created this resource and how I add new words to it, you can see my blog post Title of Blog Post.

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