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Definitions for phenomenal
fɪˈnɒm ə nlphe·nom·e·nal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. phenomenaladjective

    of or relating to a phenomenon

    "phenomenal science"

  2. phenomenaladjective

    exceedingly or unbelievably great

    "the bomb did fantastic damage"; "Samson is supposed to have had fantastic strength"; "phenomenaRl feats of memory"


  1. phenomenaladjective

    Very remarkable; highly extraordinary; amazing.

  2. phenomenaladjective

    Perceptible by the senses through immediate experience.

  3. phenomenaladjective

    Of or pertaining to the appearance of the world, as opposed to the ultimate nature of the world as it is in itself.


  1. Phenomenal

    A phenomenon (PL: phenomena) is an observable event. The term came into its modern philosophical usage through Immanuel Kant, who contrasted it with the noumenon, which cannot be directly observed. Kant was heavily influenced by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz in this part of his philosophy, in which phenomenon and noumenon serve as interrelated technical terms. Far predating this, the ancient Greek Pyrrhonist philosopher Sextus Empiricus also used phenomenon and noumenon as interrelated technical terms.


  1. phenomenal

    Phenomenal generally refers to something that is extraordinary, impressive, or outstanding. It can also refer to that which is perceived through senses, or relates to phenomena (events or occurrences that can be observed). In philosophy, it is often used to describe things as they appear or are perceived in human consciousness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Phenomenaladjective

    relating to, or of the nature of, a phenomenon; hence, extraordinary; wonderful; as, a phenomenal memory

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. phnomnal.]

Editors Contribution

  1. phenomenalnoun

    Meaningful calculations of inevitable infinity's. 0.) Purple Heart phase measurement equal to human typeset characters considered to be the most sacred mantras as a regular inflection in tidal. 1.) Very remarkable; extraordinary; forever. 2.) Perceptible by the senses or through immediate experience.

    The Most High is always phenomenal.

    Etymology: Reasonable

    Submitted by Tehorah_Elyon on February 18, 2024  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of phenomenal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of phenomenal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of phenomenal in a Sentence

  1. Gretchen Whitmer:

    I've never had the call to Washington, DC, but the fact that there's even a conversation about what the future of our country looks like and that I'm included in a conversation that has some phenomenal women leaders across this country is truly an honor, but very candidly, I'm really happy to be here right where I am here in Michigan.

  2. Major Nauman:

    If you're parked off somebody's coast with a 300-mile looking glass, that's pretty phenomenal.

  3. Tyler Slaven:

    Once you get on the [hospital] property, it is just phenomenal. They're so friendly and welcoming … and spirited, it's a true joy to be around.

  4. Kirk Smith:

    If I see a guy who’s doing a half Ironman and know he has late-stage lung cancer, I would be inspired, but I also think I’d be, ‘That’s phenomenal— how has cancer treatment gotten to this stage that that could be done?

  5. Evelyn Bethune:

    To have her statue here is quite phenomenal, absolutely, as a reminder of what our democracy is about.

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