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Definition 1: far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where prodigious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a night of exceeding darkness
  • an exceptional memory
  • olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy
  • the young Mozart's prodigious talents

Synonyms for prodigious in the sense of this definition

(prodigious is similar to ...) beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable

"extraordinary authority" "an extraordinary achievement" "her extraordinary beauty" "enjoyed extraordinary popularity" "an extraordinary capacity for work" "an extraordinary session of the legislature"

Definition 2: so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where prodigious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • colossal crumbling ruins of an ancient temple
  • has a colossal nerve
  • a prodigious storm
  • a stupendous field of grass
  • stupendous demand

Synonyms for prodigious in the sense of this definition

(prodigious is similar to ...) above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

"a large city" "set out for the big city" "a large sum" "a big (or large) barn" "a large family" "big businesses" "a big expenditure" "a large number of newspapers" "a big group of scientists" "large areas of the world"

Definition 3: of momentous or ominous significance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where prodigious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity
  • a prodigious vision

Synonyms for prodigious in the sense of this definition

(prodigious is similar to ...) important in effect or meaning

"a significant change in tax laws" "a significant change in the Constitution" "a significant contribution" "significant details" "statistically significant"

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