HyperDic: prodigious

English > 3 senses of the word prodigious:
ADJECTIVEallprodigious, colossal, stupendousso great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe
allprodigious, portentousof momentous or ominous significance
allprodigious, exceeding, exceptional, olympian, surpassingfar beyond what is usual / usual in magnitude or degree
prodigious > pronunciation
Soundsprahdih'jhahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > prodigious: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSo great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe.
Example "a prodigious storm"
Synonymscolossal, stupendous
Broaderlarge, bigAbove average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishcolosal, gigantesco, prodigioso
Catalancolossal, estupend, prodigiós
Nounsprodigyan impressive or wonderful example of a particular quality
English > prodigious: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf momentous or ominous significance.
Example "a prodigious vision"
Synonymportentous
Broadersignificant, importantImportant in effect or meaning / meaning
Spanishportentoso
Nounsprodigya sign of something about to happen
English > prodigious: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningFar beyond what is usual / usual in magnitude or degree.
Example "the young Mozart's prodigious talents"
Synonymsexceeding, exceptional, olympian, surpassing
BroaderextraordinaryBeyond what is ordinary or usual / usual
Spanishexcepcional, extraordinario, extremo
Catalanexcepcional, extraordinari, extrem
Adverbsprodigiouslyto a prodigious degree

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