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Meaning of FABULOUS

Pronunciation:  'fabyulus

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  1. [adj]  barely credible; "the fabulous endurance of a marathon runner"
  2. [adj]  extremely pleasing; "a fabulous vacation"
  3. [adj]  based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity; "mythical centaurs"; "the fabulous unicorn"

FABULOUS is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: fab, incredible, mythic, mythical, mythologic, mythological, pleasing, unbelievable, unreal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fab"u*lous\ (f[a^]b"[-u]*l[u^]s), a. [L. fabulosus;
cf. F. fabuleux. See {Fable}.]
1. Feigned, as a story or fable; related in fable; devised;
   invented; not real; fictitious; as, a fabulous
   description; a fabulous hero.

         The fabulous birth of Minerva.        --Chesterfield.

2. Passing belief; exceedingly great; as, a fabulous price.

{Fabulous age}, that period in the history of a nation of
   which the only accounts are myths and unverified legends;
   as, the fabulous age of Greece and Rome. --
   {Fab"u*lous*ly}, adv. -- {Fab"u*lous*ness}, n.

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