phenomenal

[ fi-nom-uh-nl ]
/ fɪˈnɒm ə nl /

adjective

highly extraordinary or prodigious; exceptional: phenomenal speed.
of or relating to phenomena.
of the nature of a phenomenon; cognizable by the senses.

Origin of phenomenal

First recorded in 1815–25; phenomen(on) + -al1
Related forms
Can be confusedphenomena phenomenal phenomenon (see usage note at phenomenon)
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phenomenal

/ (fɪˈnɒmɪnəl) /

adjective

of or relating to a phenomenon
extraordinary; outstanding; remarkablea phenomenal achievement
philosophy known or perceived by the senses rather than the mind
Derived Formsphenomenally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for phenomenal

phenomenal


adj.
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