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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"

Wiktionary

  1. colossal(Adjective)

    Extremely large or on a great scale.

    A single puppy can make a colossal mess.

    Etymology: From colossal, formed from colossus, from κολοσσός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Colossal(adj)

    of enormous size; gigantic; huge; as, a colossal statue

    Etymology: [Cf. F. colossal, L. colosseus. See Colossus.]

  2. Colossal(adj)

    of a size larger than heroic. See Heroic

    Etymology: [Cf. F. colossal, L. colosseus. See Colossus.]

Freebase

  1. Colossal

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of colossal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of colossal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of colossal in a Sentence

  1. Mark Rozell:

    Lewandowski's role with President Donald Trump officially was in the context of a political campaign, months prior to the President taking office. As executive privilege is an implied Article II based presidential power, it does not apply to campaign activities or to the deliberations between a successful candidate and campaign staff, in short, this is a colossal overreach of the President's authority to claim executive privilege. There is no basis for it in this case.

  2. Steve Brusatte:

    Only after these ancestral Tyrannosaurs evolved their clever brains and sharp senses did they grow into the colossal sizes of T. rex, tyrannosaurs had to get smart before they got big.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Many people often prefer the path of least resistance, and like to stay within their comfort zones. Stepping outside the comfort zone is uncomfortable for them, because of the uncertainty and chaos that may exist in the unfamiliar territory. And yet, real life often begins outside the comfort zone, and a whole new world always gets rediscovered only after going beyond the boundaries of status quo. Lest we forget, a star is often born out of colossal chaos and tremendous darkness. So, take a chance, and step outside the comfort zone - with complete confidence in yourself.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I often think of Shelley's famous insightful sonnet "Ozymandias" that brilliantly depicts the inevitable fall of all foolishly arrogant leaders and their huge empires built in pretensions to their self-proclaimed greatness. Nature and Time always prevail and overtake ultimately, when nothing remains of those great empires or the arrogant leaders.....and only the lone and level sands stretch far away. Vanity, false pride and arrogance never win, in my view. Humility is the true key success. Here is that famous sonnet "Ozymandias" by Percy Shelley, written in January 1818, nearly 200 years ago. "I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: "Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things, The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed: And on the pedestal these words appear: 'My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!' Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away.

  5. 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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