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kəˈlɒs əlcolos·sal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colossal, prodigious, stupendousadjective

    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. colossaladjective

    Extremely large or on a great scale.

    A single puppy can make a colossal mess.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Colossaladjective

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

  2. Colossaladjective

    of a size larger than heroic. See Heroic

  3. 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. Lindsay Zanno:

    With a lethal combination of bone-crunching bite forces, stereoscopic vision, rapid growth rates, and colossal size, tyrant dinosaurs reigned uncontested for 15 million years leading up to the end-Cretaceous extinction -- but it wasn't always that way, when and how quickly tyrannosaurs went from wallflower to prom king has been vexing paleontologists for a long time. The only way to attack this problem was to get out there and find more data on these rare animals.

  2. 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.

  3. Catherine Cortez Masto:

    Trump’s attempt to revive Yucca Mountain is naive and would be a colossal waste of taxpayer money.

  4. Anonymous:

    There is a Royal Eagle in each one of us, who wishes to soar high despite the stormy winds of adversities and colossal challenges. As a matter of fact, the stormy winds strengthen the wings of Royal Eagle, and enable him to reach the greatest heights. We must let that free spirited Eagle rise and soar high; and we can be rest assured, he'll be the conqueror. - Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate.

  5. David Dolbee:

    This is a colossal mistake. Do they not understand their own base ? they are a sporting organization trying to take sides on a political issue. That never goes well for any company.

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