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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.
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colossal

(kəˈlɒsəl)
adj
1. of immense size; huge; gigantic
2. (Art Terms) (in figure sculpture) approximately twice life-size. Compare heroic7
3. (Architecture) architect Also: giant of or relating to the order of columns and pilasters that extend more than one storey in a façade
coˈlossally adv
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co•los•sal

(kəˈlɒs əl)

adj.
1. extraordinarily great in size, extent, or degree; gigantic; huge.
2. of or resembling a colossus.
[1705–15]
co•los′sal•ly, adv.
syn: See gigantic.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.colossal - so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe; "colossal crumbling ruins of an ancient temple"; "has a colossal nerve"; "a prodigious storm"; "a stupendous field of grass"; "stupendous demand"
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
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colossal

adjective huge, massive, vast, enormous, immense, titanic, gigantic, monumental, monstrous, mammoth, mountainous, stellar (informal), prodigious, gargantuan, fuck-off (offensive taboo slang), herculean, elephantine, ginormous (informal), humongous or humungous (U.S. slang) A colossal statue stands in the square. The task they face is colossal.
little, small, minute, average, tiny, ordinary, weak, slight, wee, miniature, diminutive, pygmy or pigmy
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colossal

adjective
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Translations
هائِل، طائِل
obrovský
kæmpemæssigkolossal
risastór
milžiniškas
kolosālsmilzīgs

colossal

[kəˈlɒsl] ADJcolosal, descomunal
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

colossal

[kəˈlɒsəl] adj [amount, scale] → colossal(e); [mistake] → monumental(e); [waste, failure] → colossal(e); [blow, damage] → énorme
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colossal

adjriesig, ungeheuer, gewaltig; fool, cheek, mistakeungeheuer; car, man, park, lake, cityriesig; prices, damage, building alsokolossal
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colossal

[kəˈlɒsl] adjcolossale
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colossal

(kəˈlosəl) adjective
very big; enormous. a colossal increase in the price of books.
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