colossal, prodigious, stupendous(adj)
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"
Extremely large or on a great scale.
A single puppy can make a colossal mess.
Origin: From colossal, formed from colossus, from κολοσσός.
of enormous size; gigantic; huge; as, a colossal statue
of a size larger than heroic. See Heroic
Origin: [Cf. F. colossal, L. colosseus. See Colossus.]
Colossal was an indie-punk band from Elgin, Illinois. Formed in 2001, they are currently on hiatus. They have one EP and one full-length, and have appeared on multiple compilations. Their lyrics and musicianship display a depth much like that found in math rock.
The numerical value of colossal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of colossal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The giant wave of the science has no mercy; when this colossal wave comes, it will sweep away anything untrue!
By not increasing tariffs enough we have loaded a colossal backlog in today's charges on to future generations.
We have done work on anti-doping that no other country has been able to do, we have invested colossal resources in fighting against this.
America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn't standing still.
I will say, on the other hand, a miscalculation on our part would be colossal, could create colossal problems, you'd have Russia, China, Japan and South Korea and ourselves all involved in something that could get way out of hand.
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