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Meaning of STUPENDOUS

Pronunciation:  stoo'pendus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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"
 

STUPENDOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: big, colossal, large, prodigious
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stu*pen"dous\, a. [L. stupendus astonishing, p.
future pass. of stupere to be astonished at. Cf. {Stupid}.]
Astonishing; wonderful; amazing; especially, astonishing in
magnitude or elevation; as, a stupendous pile. ``A stupendous
sum.'' --Macaulay.

      All are but parts of one stupendous whole. --Pope.
-- {Stu*pen"dous*ly}, adv. -- {Stu*pen"dous*ness}, n.

 

 

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