stupendously


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stu·pen·dous

 (sto͞o-pĕn′dəs, styo͞o-)
adj.
1. So great in scope, degree, or importance as to amaze: a stupendous catastrophe.
2. Extremely large in amount, extent, or size; enormous: stupendous wealth; a stupendous waterfall.
3. Remarkable; outstanding: "Perhaps he had never possessed the necessary egoism, and was secretly relieved no longer having to be publicly stupendous" (Philip Roth).

[From Late Latin stupendus, stunning, gerundive of Latin stupēre, to be stunned.]

stu·pen′dous·ly adv.
stu·pen′dous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.stupendously - to a stupendous degree; "stupendously ignorant people"
Translations

stupendously

[stjuːˈpendəslɪ] ADV (= wonderfully) → estupendamente; (= extraordinarily) → extraordinariamente

stupendously

advfantastisch, phantastisch; hardenorm; boringungeheuer

stupendously

[stjuːˈpɛndəslɪ] advstupendamente, fantasticamente
a stupendously high price → un prezzo incredibilmente alto
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They took their rise in the Wind River Mountains, which ranged along to the east, stupendously high and rugged, composed of vast masses of black rock, almost destitute of wood, and covered in many places with snow.
He had gone with the cart to its journey's end, very much disgusted with the absence of his master, and stupendously rebellious to the Deputy.
The gardens were arranged to emulate those of Versailles, and amidst the terraces and groves there are some huge allegorical waterworks still, which spout and froth stupendously upon fete-days, and frighten one with their enormous aquatic insurrections.
particularly as to his legs, which were stupendously little), but who, in a moral point of view, in personal dignity and self-esteem, had swelled into a giant.
Lord Elis-Thomas has proved over the years that he has no real feeling for the pristine natural landscapes of Wales, by continually and vociferously supporting the erection of hundreds of stupendously high, ugly, out-of-place, 475-foot wind turbines right across our beautiful unspoilt Welsh hills from Clwyd in the north to Glamorgan in the south.
THE most frightening thing in this deathly dull and stupendously silly comedy-horror is the awful script.
24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- She is funny, stupendously so, as we have come to learn through each of her books in which humor is never left behind, even if it involves a romantic epic filled with poetic eroticism, evident in her critically acclaimed novel LOVE.
Of course it's right that the stupendously paid medics should provide an official seven-day service.
However, their characters aren't fleshed out and their dramas are stupendously dull.
Sadly, their characters aren't fleshed out - it doesn't help that there's almost no dialogue - and their dramas are stupendously dull.
The video has been viewed 400,000 times in just two days - and has prompted a massive kickback online with commenters decrying the stunt as stupendously irresponsible.
That other stupendously idiotic measure -- setting the sales period by ministerial decree -- which penalised shops for advertising price reductions has finally been abandoned, but there are other things that need to be done.