Origin of phenomenal
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It is never too late to catch you up on all six seasons of this phenomenal show.
Helen Mirren Trains Like the Air Force: There is no denying that Helen Mirren is in phenomenal shape.Helen Mirren Trains Like the Air Force; Kendall Jenner Denied Kim Kardashian at Her Shows|The Fashion Beast Team|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Regardless, she's phenomenal, and it's egregious not to give her the Best Actress trophy, let alone not to even nominate her.The Enraging Emmy Nominations: 20 Snubs and Surprises|Kevin Fallon|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Margaritas in vast quantities—seems like a phenomenal idea at the time, every time!
Soon, young people with tight pants and phenomenal hair begin filtering in for late-night steak dinners.Exploring the Darker Side of James Joyce’s Trieste|Jeff Campagna|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
(So are all phenomenal bodies but reflections of the noumenal).
Still their employment was so phenomenal that I could not help remarking upon it.London Films|William Dean Howells
Nor did first impressions belie the oft-made statement that Campbell Early represented a phenomenal advancement in grape culture.The Grapes of New York|U. P. Hedrick
The growth of Buffalo, Cleveland, and Detroit during this period was also phenomenal.The Paths of Inland Commerce|Archer B. Hulbert
And I might add that its career will be phenomenal, simply phenomenal!The Silver Poppy|Arthur Stringer
[Phenomenal] is a metaphysical term with a use of its own. To divert it from this proper use to a job for which it is not needed, by making it do duty for remarkable, extraordinary, or prodigious, is a sin against the English language. [Fowler]