Definitions for prodigiousprəˈdɪdʒ əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. portentous, prodigious(adj)

    of momentous or ominous significance

    "such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity"- Herman Melville; "a prodigious vision"

  3. exceeding, exceptional, olympian, prodigious, surpassing(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. prodigious(Adjective)

    Very big in size or quantity; gigantic; colossal; huge.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prodigious(adj)

    of the nature of a prodigy; marvelous; wonderful; portentous

  2. Prodigious(adj)

    extraordinary in bulk, extent, quantity, or degree; very great; vast; huge; immense; as, a prodigious mountain; a prodigious creature; a prodigious blunder

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prodigious in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prodigious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Twain:

    I must have a prodigious quantity of mind it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up.

  2. Virginia:

    One likes people much better when they're battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.

  3. E. E. Cummings:

    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.

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Translations for prodigious

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • prodigiósCatalan, Valencian
  • gewaltig, ungeheuerGerman
  • prodigiosoSpanish
  • suunnaton, mahtavaFinnish
  • prodigieuxFrench
  • 途方もないJapanese
  • 거대한Korean
  • neobișnuit, prodigios, gigantic, vast, enormRomanian
  • умопомрачи́тельный, непоме́рный, чрезме́рный, порази́тельный, грома́дный, удиви́тельный, изуми́тельный, огро́мныйRussian
  • ofantlig, gigantisk, häpnadsväckande, enormSwedish
  • פּראָדיגיאָוסYiddish

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