- causing amazement; astounding; marvelous: stupendous news.
- amazingly large or great; immense: a stupendous mass of information.
Origin of stupendous
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Examples from the Web for stupendously
The Daily Telegraph's Lisa Armstrong called the show a "stupendously vacuous enterprise."Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture
December 23, 2014
It was all so gorgeously unexpected, so—so stupendously mysterious.Antony Gray,--Gardener
How stupendously wrong a Power which could count, and into a European War!Raemaekers' Cartoons
Shepler, whom he had known so long and so intimately, with never the audacious thought of a union so stupendously glorious!The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
We were rudely awakened from our dreams by a sound which Lieutenant Whidbey would have called "most stupendously dreadful."Alaska
Never until now had the solitudes seemed so vast, so utterly, stupendously big.Judith of Blue Lake Ranch
- astounding, wonderful, huge, etc
Word Origin and History for stupendously
1660s, earlier stupendious (1540s), from Late Latin stupendus "to be wondered at," gerundive form of Latin stupere "be stunned, be struck senseless" (see stupid).