Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to the Titans.
  • adj. Having great stature or enormous strength; huge or colossal: titanic creatures of the deep.
  • adj. Of enormous scope, power, or influence: "a deepening sense that some titanic event lay just beyond the horizon” ( W. Bruce Lincoln).
  • adj. Relating to or containing titanium, especially with valence 4.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having great size, or great strength, force or power.
  • adj. Of or relating to titanium, especially tetravalent titanium

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or relating to Titans, or fabled giants of ancient mythology; hence, enormous in size or strength.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to titanium; derived from, or containing, titanium; specifically, designating those compounds of titanium in which it has a higher valence as contrasted with the titanous compounds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Titans; hence, enormous in size, strength, or degree; gigantic; superhuman; huge; vast.
  • Of or pertaining to titanium.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of great force or power

Etymologies

Titan +‎ -ic (Wiktionary)
titan(ium) +‎ -ic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • PAULA ZAHN, CNN ANCHOR: Up front this morning, President Bush says his plan to restructure homeland security is a part of what he calls the titanic struggle against terror.

    CNN Transcript Jun 7, 2002

  • He said he knows the right balance between technology and human heart, like in titanic when the effects weren't the only good part of the movie.

    James Cameron's Avatar Brilliance Shines Again at Microsoft Advance '08 « FirstShowing.net

  • The beauty of the accused, her undeniable charm of manner, the hitherto blameless character of her life, all tended to make the public take violent sides either for or against her, and the usual budget of amateur correspondence, suggestions, recriminations and advice poured into the chief's office in titanic proportions.

    Lady Molly of Scotland Yard

  • Thu 10/29/09 9: 40 PM you’re kidding right?? titanic is still the only movie to make over a billion dollars in the box office. it’s the number 1 grossing movies of all time. that’s not a flop

    New 'Avatar' trailer: Coming into explosive focus | EW.com

  • Charles ThomsonCo-founder, The Stuckists• In my attack on Oxford University's poor record on admitting black students Letters, 14 April I inadvertently insulted the entire university staff by referring to their "titanic salaries".

    Letters: Psi of despair

  • The covert skirmishes, he said, "are part of what the Iranians call a titanic struggle between the faithful and the unbelievers, between Iran and the United States, the great Satan, with Israel as the little Satan."

    NYT > Home Page

  • I don't think his task is any of those things, including "titanic" -- it'll just be the sound of an error being erased, and the winners will write his brief, four year history, and his even briefer Senatorial history as just what it is: A study in futility, where minorities and guilty White-women experimented with the economy, well-being, and future of America so they could feel a burst of liberal-orgasm...

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • - Harper tells consumers & investors to keep buying into the stock market while it's sinking faster than the titanic is another brillant idea, lose all your saving lose your home!

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  • Voice 2.0 was described as the titanic clash between the internet and the telecommunications industry.

    stuart henshall

  • Pebblehead originally planned to call his titanic masterpiece

    Hooting Yard

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  • 3 tip; try acting as rose and the last part when jack dies just say to yourself that you could relive him, or just think that this movie never existed

    September 17, 2014

  • 2 tip: think that you are jack and u <3 scuba diving , think that he was scuba diving for a few years

    September 17, 2014

  • still hung back at the sad titanic movie? 1 tip: keep watching it and you will think that its not that sad anymore, but just scary

    September 17, 2014

  • JACK: I'll hold on forever, Rose!
        (JACK lets go)

    December 20, 2007

  • hold on, Jack!

    December 20, 2007