phenomenal


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phe·nom·e·nal

 (fĭ-nŏm′ə-nəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or constituting phenomena or a phenomenon.
2. Extraordinary; outstanding: a phenomenal feat of memory.
3. Philosophy Known or derived through the senses rather than through the mind.

phe·nom′e·nal·ly adv.

phenomenal

(fɪˈnɒmɪnəl)
adj
1. of or relating to a phenomenon
2. extraordinary; outstanding; remarkable: a phenomenal achievement.
3. (Philosophy) philosophy known or perceived by the senses rather than the mind
pheˈnomenally adv

phe•nom•e•nal

(fɪˈnɒm ə nl)

adj.
1. extraordinary or prodigious; exceptional: phenomenal speed.
2. of or pertaining to phenomena.
3. of the nature of a phenomenon; cognizable by the senses.
[1815–25]
phe•nom`e•nal′i•ty, n.
phe•nom′e•nal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.phenomenal - of or relating to a phenomenon; "phenomenal science"
2.phenomenal - exceedingly or unbelievably great; "the bomb did fantastic damage"; "Samson is supposed to have had fantastic strength"; "phenomenaRl feats of memory"
extraordinary - beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature"

phenomenal

phenomenal

adjective
1. Composed of or relating to things that occupy space and can be perceived by the senses:
Translations
ظَواهِري، غَيْر عادي، ضَخْم، هائِل
úžasný
utrolig
einstæîur, undraverîur

phenomenal

[fɪˈnɒmɪnl] ADJ [memory, success, strength] → extraordinario; [speed] → espectacular

phenomenal

[fɪˈnɒmɪnəl] adj (= incredible) [increase, speed, rate] → phénoménal(e)

phenomenal

adj
phänomenal, sagenhaft (inf); person, beauty, figurefabelhaft; boredom, heatunglaublich; at a phenomenal ratein phänomenalem Tempo
(Philos) the phenomenal worlddie Erscheinungswelt

phenomenal

[fɪˈnɒmɪnl] adjfenomenale

phenomenon

(fəˈnomənən) , ((American) -non) plural pheˈnomena (-nə) noun
a natural fact or event that is seen or happens regularly or frequently. Magnetic attraction is an interesting phenomenon.
pheˈnomenal adjective
very unusual; remarkable. a phenomenal amount of money.
pheˈnomenally adverb
References in classic literature ?
He had just come out of the marvellous Tweed, a ship, I have heard, heavy to look at but of phenomenal speed.
He is a man of good birth and excellent education, endowed by nature with a phenomenal mathematical faculty.
A humorous reply appeared in the February number of the Bulletins de la Societe Geographique of Geneva, which very wittily showed up the Royal Society of London and their phenomenal sturgeon.
SHEA had just beaten me at chess, as usual, and, also as usual, I had gleaned what questionable satisfaction I might by twitting him with this indication of failing mentality by calling his attention to the nth time to that theory, propounded by certain scientists, which is based upon the assertion that phenomenal chess players are always found to be from the ranks of children under twelve, adults over seventy-two or the mentally defective--a theory that is lightly ignored upon those rare occasions that I win.
As somebody has said, phenomenal knowledge cannot transcend phenomena.
Even Marilla was so excited that she couldn't help showing it--which was little short of being phenomenal.
Almost every criminal is subject to a failure of will and reasoning power by a childish and phenomenal heedlessness, at the very instant when prudence and caution are most essential.
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The European experience has been phenomenal for what we want to achieve even though we all know it has cost us points in the league," he said.
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The Limited Role of Particulars in Phenomenal Experience, NEIL MEHTA