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 prodigious prodigious

adj

  • () so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe  ( stupendous, colossal, prodigious )
    so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe
     colossal crumbling ruins of an ancient temple
    colossal crumbling ruins of an ancient temple
     has a colossal nerve
    has a colossal nerve
     a prodigious storm
    a prodigious storm
     a stupendous field of grass
    a stupendous field of grass
     stupendous demand
    stupendous demand
  • far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree  ( exceeding, olympian, prodigious, surpassing, exceptional )
    far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
     a night of exceeding darkness
    a night of exceeding darkness
     an exceptional memory
    an exceptional memory
     olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy
    olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy
     the young Mozart's prodigious talents
    the young Mozart's prodigious talents
  • of momentous or ominous significance  ( prodigious, portentous )
    of momentous or ominous significance
     such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity
    such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity
     a prodigious vision
    a prodigious vision