Synonyms for prodigious

Grammar : Adj
Spell : pruh-dij-uhs
Phonetic Transcription : prəˈdɪdʒ əs

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Définition of prodigious

Origin :
  • 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
Example sentences :
  • 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

Antonyms for prodigious

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