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- n. The state or condition of being prodigious.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being prodigious; the state of having qualities that excite wonder or astonishment; enormousness; vastness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being prodigious; enormousness; the state of having qualities that excite wonder or astonishment.
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While painting and writing are different disciplines, it is astounding how much Orozco resembles both Dickens and Balzac in prodigiousness of output and in his role as an interpreter of national values.
Research and Special Initiatives, talked of "prodigiousness" in his discussion of the potential of cloud computing.
Powerfully built but lean and agile, the three-time AL MVP clouted home runs with Ruthian prodigiousness and played shortstop like an over-sized Mark Belanger.
Because the vision of it was so fleeting, ere the match blew out, and because of the scar's very prodigiousness, I may possibly exaggerate, but I could have sworn that I could lay two fingers deep into the horrid cleft and that it was fully two fingers broad.
The last slow trailers in the rear of the exodus were just passing, and Nalasu, his bow and his eighty arrows clutched to him, Jerry at his heels, made his first step to follow, when the air above him was rent by a prodigiousness of sound.
For me, Mr. Micheaux's prodigiousness and genius remain as freshly astounding as his obscurity still largely enforced by U.S. society.
Prodigies are peculiar, not just for their gifts, but for the prodigiousness of their practice regimens.
Instead, composing is surrounding by a golden aura of genius and prodigiousness, the legacy of a 19th century world view and, perhaps, those youthful composers Mozart and Mendelssohn.
While it may not hit the surreal prodigiousness of the 2000 Incognito, it is a spectacular effort from a cooler growing season.
With mischievous delight he describes the amusement that is to be found in N.P. Willis's society, 'amusement at the immensity of N. P.'s blunders; amusement at the prodigiousness of his self-esteem; amusement always with or at Willis the poet, Willis the man, Willis the dandy, Willis the lover -- now the Broadway