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co·los·sal

 (kə-lŏs′əl)
adj.
1. Of great size, extent, or amount; immense. See Synonyms at enormous.
2. Of great scope or consequence; monumental: a colossal blunder.

[French, from Latin colossus, colossus; see colossus.]

co·los′sal·ly adv.
Translations

colossally

[kəˈlɒsəlɪ] ADVcolosalmente, descomunalmente

colossally

[kəˈlɒsəli] adv (= tremendously) to be colossally successful → avoir un succès phénoménal
to be colossally disappointing → être une immense déception
to be colossally destructive → être effroyablement destructeur/trice

colossally

adv (= immensely) (+adj) → wahnsinnig, unheimlich; (+vb) → enorm, extrem; colossally expensivewahnsinnig teuer
References in classic literature ?
Petty and sordid as it was, it was one face of the many-faced machine that loomed colossally, in every city and state, in a thousand guises overshadowing the land.
Barton beamed broadly upon him, and was colossally gracious.
Finally, Canada's Coast Guard icebreakers are aging, yet colossally ineffective procurement processes have resulted in the Royal Canadian Navy effectively having no new ice-breaking ships, only ones that are "ice-strengthened.
It's changed so colossally, but what I do remember is when we did the driving up onto the peak to do the beginning of the programme, I had the faintest feelings of memory of the way the trees overhang the roads, and the steepness of the road.
It's changed so colossally, but what I do remember is when we did the driving up onto the peak to do the very beginning of the programme, I had the faintest feelings of memory of the way the trees overhang the roads, and the steepness of the road.
At the Manchester derby last weekend, Living Wage protesters gathered to call on both of the city's colossally rich football teams to start paying a fair wage to their staff - rather than just millions to their players.
While the group were chatting about his suggestion over dinner, Sigmalive's bash-patriotic columnist and MEP aide, the colossally self-regarding Yiannos Charalambides entered the restaurant with a companion.
It would be colossally un-American to actually wait until Black Friday to begin one's holiday shopping, and those who organize events like the Castleberry Holiday Arts & Craft Festival, which is happening this weekend at DCU Convention Center, 50 Foster St.
And she drew huge crowds to the Williamsburg coast of the East River, where Walker's celebrated knack for strategic agitation was on colossally unsubtle display.
It would be absurd to argue that this was typical, but also colossally naive to believe it to be unique.
But before we get down to the story, it's important to point out that the film was not screened to the press before Friday for unknown reasons; the press were made to attend the colossally crowded gala screening at Kanyon Cinemaximum theaters on Wednesday night in a scene that reminded one of the last days of Pompeii.
This would keep the lights on but be colossally expensive while pumping out masses of CO2.