Synonyms for prodigious
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : pruh-dij-uhs|
|Phonetic Transcription : prəˈdɪdʒ əs|
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Définition of prodigiousOrigin :
- 1550s, "ominous," from Middle French prodigieux and directly from Latin prodigiosus "strange, wonderful, marvelous, unnatural," from prodigium (see prodigy). Meaning "vast, enormous" is from c.1600. Related: Prodigiously; prodigiosity.
- adj huge, enormous
- adj extraordinary, fabulous
- He was low and thick set, with a neck like a bull, and a frame of prodigious strength.
- Extract from : « Ridgeway » by Scian Dubh
- In the echoing enclosure of the forest walls the noise was prodigious.
- Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
- She was always a prodigious friend of the Elmours, as I remember.
- Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
- With this new residence came a prodigious change in our way of life.
- Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
- "You are in a prodigious hurry to be miserable," said Dr. X——.
- Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
- This concert in the silent square made the most prodigious effect.
- Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
- During the forty years that he held a seat in Parliament, his labours were prodigious.
- Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
- For the instant the storm would be blanketed by the prodigious waves.
- Extract from : « The Cruise of the Dry Dock » by T. S. Stribling
- Only that fact enabled me to endure his prodigious collection of ailments.
- Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
- His impressions are so prodigious that he would rave were he to write about them.
- Extract from : « Mountain Meditations » by L. Lind-af-Hageby
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