- causing amazement; astounding; marvelous: stupendous news.
- amazingly large or great; immense: a stupendous mass of information.
Origin of stupendous
Synonyms for stupendous
Examples from the Web for stupendously
Contemporary Examples of 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
Historical Examples of stupendously
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 for stupendous
1660s, earlier stupendious (1540s), from Late Latin stupendus "to be wondered at," gerundive form of Latin stupere "be stunned, be struck senseless" (see stupid).