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as·tro·nom·i·cal

 (ăs′trə-nŏm′ĭ-kəl) also as·tro·nom·ic (-nŏm′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to astronomy.
2. Of enormous magnitude; immense: an astronomical increase in the deficit.

as′tro·nom′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.astronomically - enormously; "the bill was astronomically high"
Translations
astronomisestitähtitieteellisesti

astronomically

[ˌæstrəˈnɒmɪkəlɪ] ADV [rise, grow, increase] → astronómicamente, exageradamente
lobster is astronomically expensivela langosta está a precios astronómicos
they set astronomically high standards for their employeesexigen un nivel exageradamente alto a sus empleados

astronomically

[ˌæstrəˈnɒmɪkli] adv
(= extremely) [expensive] → effroyablement
to be astronomically successful → avoir un succès fou
astronomically wealthy
He was astronomically wealthy → Il était fabuleusement riche.
astronomically priced houses → des maisons à des prix exorbitants
to rise astronomically
House prices had risen astronomically → Les prix des maisons avaient effroyablement grimpé.
(relating to space) [accurate, aligned] → astronomiquement

astronomically

adv (lit, fig)astronomisch

astronomically

[ˌæstrəˈnɒmɪklɪ] advastronomicamente
the wine is astronomically expensive → il vino ha un prezzo astronomico
References in classic literature ?
Astronomically, it was daylight on the lower part, and night on the upper; so when during this narrative these words are used, they represent the lapse of time between rising and setting of the sun upon the earth.
They have only been read as the multitude read the stars, at most astrologically, not astronomically. Most men have learned to read to serve a paltry convenience, as they have learned to cipher in order to keep accounts and not be cheated in trade; but of reading as a noble intellectual exercise they know little or nothing; yet this only is reading, in a high sense, not that which lulls us as a luxury and suffers the nobler faculties to sleep the while, but what we have to stand on tip-toe to read and devote our most alert and wakeful hours to.
Short-term interest rates spiked to an astronomically high 200% during the panic as investors began to seriously doubt the Russian government's solvency.
Although each block adds only a small amount of data, this information accumulated over time leads to an astronomically large database.
The majority of Kenyans bear the brunt of astronomically priced out-of-pocket expenditures, which has been mentioned as a cause of poverty for about 1.5 million Kenyans annually.
Transport costs will become increasingly more expensive, leaving future generations with astronomically high living costs and an unbearable climate.
The unfortunate bitter reality is that land is allotted to private schools at subsidized rate and yet they are allowed to run them for commercial benefits, charging astronomically high tuition fees but are unable to prevent distribution of drugs within their premises.
'Investments in milling capacity has risen astronomically since then, with one investor putting a million tonnes of milling capacity into the market'.
Whilst population of Pakistan is expanding astronomically, the number of state schools and hospitals has actually declined in numbers.
Note that a 'close' passage astronomically can be very far away in human terms: millions or even tens of millions of kilometres."
Private ventures into space have increased astronomically since the onset of the 21st century.