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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MORE FABULOUS

"There must be some more fabulous beasts to be included," murmured Durtal, again turning over his papers.

If one believed in all the jewels, why Italy would be more fabulous than fabled India.

A being capable of purely altruistic actions alone is more fabulous than the Phnix.

There are three martyrologies which, as Ewald says, are "the one more fabulous than the other."

He calls Moses “a more fabulous romantic writer than Homer or Ovid,” and attacks the evidence of miracles and prophecy.

And now the sailors added yet more fabulous things to Peter's knowledge.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "mythical, legendary," from Latin fabulosus "celebrated in fable; rich in myths," from fabula (see fable (n.)).

Sense of "incredible" first recorded c.1600. Slang shortening fab first recorded 1957; popularized in reference to The Beatles, c.1963.

Related: Fabulously.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.