from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of astounding force, volume, degree, or excellence; marvelous.
- adj. Amazingly large or great; huge. See Synonyms at enormous.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Astonishingly great or large; huge; enormous.
- adj. Of stunning volume, degree, or excellence; marvelous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Astonishing; wonderful; amazing; especially, astonishing in magnitude or elevation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Causing stupor or astonishment; astounding; amazing; specifically, astonishing from greatness in extent or degree; of wonderful magnitude; immense; prodigious: as, a stupendous work of nature or art; a stupendous blunder.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe
So stupendous is the potential, it could transform global energy politics and economics.
Giap was a fine general but he had great troops willing and apparently eager to sustain stupendous hardships for long long periods, and a country behind him in which every citizen worked in essence 12 hours a day 7 days a week for 25 years, for no pay.
And equally stupendous is the callousness of the people who believe in Christ, acknowledge
His poll numbers in the role have gone from being "stupendous" -- the description of one of his Labor opponents -- to just "very good".
I've been a guest at a few of these and they are plain stupendous.
Ceylon, of the remains of what may correctly be termed stupendous works; and the date of the construction of which, as regards India, is in many cases prehistoric.
Efforts which might fairly be described as stupendous were put forth by the advocates of Kultur to win, if not the approval, at least the strict neutrality of
"When I passed by there this afternoon," said Corliss, "it recalled a stupendous conflict we had, once upon a time; but I couldn't remember the cause."
The philosophical mind would most naturally associate with it the idea of stupendous magnetic power.
They may call stupendous mountains and grand rivers by the names of Smith and Jones, of Fremont and Stansbury; but men who think justly, and even the rude but wronged trappers themselves, will laugh to scorn such _scientific coxcombry_.