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stupendous

[ stoo-pen-duhs, styoo- ]
/ stuˈpɛn dəs, styu- /
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adjective
causing amazement; astounding; marvelous: stupendous news.
amazingly large or great; immense: a stupendous mass of information.
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Origin of stupendous

1965–70; <Latin stupendus, gerund of stupēre to be stunned; see -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM stupendous

stu·pen·dous·ly, adverbstu·pen·dous·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for stupendous

stupendous
/ (stjuːˈpɛndəs) /

adjective
astounding, wonderful, huge, etc

Derived forms of stupendous

stupendously, adverbstupendousness, noun

Word Origin for stupendous

C17: from Latin stupēre to be amazed
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