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spec·tac·u·lar

 (spĕk-tăk′yə-lər)
adj.
Of the nature of a spectacle; impressive or sensational.
n.
Something that is spectacular, as an elaborate show or display.

spec·tac′u·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
spec·tac′u·lar·ly adv.

spectacular

(spɛkˈtækjʊlə)
adj
1. of or resembling a spectacle; impressive, grand, or dramatic
2. unusually marked or great: a spectacular increase in spending.
n
(Theatre) a lavishly produced performance
specˈtacularly adv

spec•tac•u•lar

(spɛkˈtæk yə lər)

adj.
1. of or like a spectacle; impressive.
2. dramatically daring or thrilling.
n.
3. an impressive, large-scale display.
[1675–85; < Latin spectācul(um) (see spectacle) + -ar1]
spec•tac′u•lar•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spectacular - a lavishly produced performance; "they put on a Christmas spectacular"
performance, public presentation - a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"
Adj.1.spectacular - sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect; "a dramatic sunset"; "a dramatic pause"; "a spectacular display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular play"; "his striking good looks always created a sensation"
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"
2.spectacular - characteristic of spectacles or drama; "spectacular dives from the cliff"
dramatic - suitable to or characteristic of drama; "a dramatic entrance in a swirling cape"; "a dramatic rescue at sea"
3.spectacular - having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child"
conspicuous - obvious to the eye or mind; "a tower conspicuous at a great distance"; "wore conspicuous neckties"; "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening"

spectacular

noun
1. show, display, spectacle, extravaganza a television spectacular

spectacular

adjective
Suggesting drama or a stage performance, as in emotionality or suspense:
Translations
دراماتيكي، مُؤَثِّررَائِعمُثير، عَظيم
dramatickýefektnípozoruhodnýpůsobivý
imponerendeopsigtsvækkendespektakulær
loistelias
spektakularan
látványos
stórbrotinntilkomumikill
壮観な
눈부신장대한
veličasten
spektakulär
น่าตื่นเต้น
ngoạn mục

spectacular

[spekˈtækjʊləʳ]
A. ADJ [results, display, view, scenery, increase, improvement] → espectacular, impresionante; [success] → impresionante; [failure, fall, defeat] → espectacular, estrepitoso
B. N (TV, Cine) → show m espectacular

spectacular

[spɛkˈtækjʊr]
adjspectaculaire
n (CINEMA)superproduction f

spectacular

adjsensationell; improvement, success alsospektakulär; sceneryatemberaubend; sightsensationell, atemberaubend; failurespektakulär
n (Theat) → Show f

spectacular

[spɛkˈtækjʊləʳ]
1. adj (gen) → spettacolare; (view) → favoloso/a
2. n (Cine, TV) → kolossal m, film m inv spettacolare

spectacle

(ˈspektəkl) noun
a sight, especially one that is very impressive or wonderful. The royal wedding was a great spectacle.
specˈtacular (-ˈtӕkju-) adjective
(negative unspectacular).
1. making a great show or display. a spectacular performance.
2. impressive; dramatic. a spectacular recovery.
specˈtacularly adverb

spectacular

رَائِع pozoruhodný spektakulær spektakulär θεαματικός espectacular loistelias spectaculaire spektakularan spettacolare 壮観な 장대한 spectaculair spektakulær widowiskowy espetacular эффектный spektakulär น่าตื่นเต้น görülmeye değer ngoạn mục 辉煌的
References in classic literature ?
I don't know that I ever put a situation together better, or got happier spectacular effects out of the materials available.
Maybe so, maybe not; but without ever having seen him, and judging only by his illegal and spectacular parentage, I will bet the odds of a bale of hay to a bran mash that he looks it.
On the right bank, two or three miles below the Spectacular Ruin, we passed by a noble pile of castellated buildings overlooking the water from the crest of a lofty elevation.
I had half a mind to drown myself then; but an odd wish to see the whole adventure out, a queer, impersonal, spectacular interest in myself, restrained me.
Now as tragic imitation implies persons acting, it necessarily follows, in the first place, that Spectacular equipment will be a part of Tragedy.
His native coolness, shrewdness, and deliberateness, his life-long submissiveness to the sentiment that words were acts and acts were steps in life, and that in this matter of taking steps curveting and prancing were exclusively reserved for quadrupeds and foreigners--all this admonished him that rightful wrath had no connection with being a fool and indulging in spectacular violence.
Did she love the heroic and the spectacular for its own noble sake, or was it for the glory which might, without effort or sacrifice, be reflected upon herself?
For a time naive humanity swamped the conventions of warfare altogether; the interest of the millions below and of the thousands above alike was spectacular.
Mine is going to be, except from a spectacular point of view, a very barren sort of year, compared with what yours might be if the fire once touched your eyes.
His entry was spectacular, melodramatic; and he knew it.
It was a spectacular undertaking by reason of its very size, and Bartley realized that, whatever else he might do, he would probably always be known as the engineer who designed the great Moorlock Bridge, the longest cantilever in existence.
He didn't put on so much dog about it w'en we were alone as w'en he had the ear of a derned Spectacular Extravaganza like you.