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"
Astonishingly great or large; huge; enormous.
One cannot appreciate how stupendous the Matterhorn is without seeing it.
Of stunning volume, degree, or excellence; marvelous.
The renovators created a stupendous new look for our house.
Origin: First attested from 1547, from Late Latin stupendus, from Latin stupere. See also stupid.
astonishing; wonderful; amazing; especially, astonishing in magnitude or elevation; as, a stupendous pile
Origin: [L. stupendus astonishing, p. future pass. of stupere to be astonished at. Cf. Stupid.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
stū-pen′dus, adj. wonderful, amazing, astonishing for its magnitude, force, enormity.—adv. Stūpen′dously.—n. Stūpen′dousness. [L. stupendus.]
The numerical value of stupendous in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of stupendous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of stupendous in a Sentence
The outcome levels have been stupendous.
The stupendous fact that we stand in the midst of reality will always be something far more wonderful than anything we do.
The same acquaintances who ignore or give even trouble to a person at the time of his struggle are often the first to surround and sound a bugle for him on his stupendous success. This is the level of double standard of the people.
I saw—with shut eyes, but acute mental vision—I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and then, on the working of some powerful engine, show signs of life and stir with an uneasy, half-vital motion. Frightful must it be, for supremely frightful would be the effect of any human endeavor to mock the stupendous mechanism of the Creator of the world.
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- شگفت انگیزPersian
- अति विHindi
- rendkívüli, elképesztőHungarian
- 途轍もない, とてつもない, 途方もないJapanese
- 깜짝 놀랄 만한Korean
- overweldigend, verbazingwekkend, kolossaal, verbazendDutch
- грандиозный, огромный, громадный, колоссальный, огромной ваRussian
- величезної ваUkrainian
- عظیم الشانUrdu
- kỳ diệuVietnamese
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