- (initial capital letter) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Titans.
- Also titan. of enormous size, strength, power, etc.; gigantic.
Origin of titanic2
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Examples from the Web for titanically
He looked down at their inert, but titanically powerful enemy whose baleful glow seemed even now to be burning their funeral pyre.Islands of Space
John W Campbell
Mr. Prohack sank deeper into the bed, and laughed loudly, immoderately, titanically.Mr. Prohack
E. Arnold Bennett
They moved forward, retreated, diminished in size, and titanically reappeared again.My Attainment of the Pole
Frederick A. Cook
Surely the ancient gods—surely even Hercules at his twelve labors—never toiled more Titanically than these eight rowers.The Eight-Oared Victors
- of or containing titanium, esp in the tetravalent state
- possessing or requiring colossal strengtha titanic battle
- the Titanic a luxury British liner that struck an iceberg near Newfoundland on its maiden voyage on the night of April 14–15, 1912, with the loss of 1513 lives
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Word Origin and History for titanically
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