Synonyms for prodigious


1. colossal, prodigious, stupendous, large (vs. small), big (vs. little)
usage: 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"
2. portentous, prodigious, significant (vs. insignificant), important
usage: of momentous or ominous significance; "such a raised all my curiosity"- Herman Melville; "a prodigious vision"
3. exceeding, exceptional, olympian, prodigious, surpassing, extraordinary (vs. ordinary)
usage: far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree; "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents"
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