stupendousness

[ stoo-pen-duhs, styoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF stupendousness
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STUPENDOUSNESS

My imagination is to an extent crushed by the stupendousness of reality.

No comment can add to, or take from, the stupendousness of this.

I thanked God that nothing trivial was in my heart to mar the stupendousness of my love, my first real passion for a woman!

The stupendousness of the situation, to which at moments I felt insensible, kept coming over me in waves of comprehension.

There, you do not feel man as supreme; you are hurled against the stupendousness of things that alienates.

There, you do not feel man as supreme; you are hurled against a stupendousness of things that alienates.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, earlier stupendious (1540s), from Late Latin stupendus "to be wondered at," gerundive form of Latin stupere "be stunned, be struck senseless" (see stupid).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR STUPENDOUSNESS

enormousness

nounenormous state
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