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Meaning of COLOSSAL

Pronunciation:  ku'lâsul

WordNet Dictionary
[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"

COLOSSAL is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: big, large, prodigious, stupendous



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Co*los"sal\, a. [Cf. F. colossal, L. colosseus. See
1. Of enormous size; gigantic; huge; as, a colossal statue.
   ``A colossal stride.'' --Motley.

2. (Sculpture & Painting) Of a size larger than heroic. See

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