phenomenal

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

phenomenon +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

phenomenal (comparative more phenomenal, superlative most phenomenal)

  1. (colloquial) Very remarkable; highly extraordinary; amazing.
  2. (sciences) Perceptible by the senses through immediate experience.
  3. (philosophy) Of or pertaining to the appearance of the world, as opposed to the ultimate nature of the world as it is in itself.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (very remarkable): awesome (slang)

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References[edit]

  • phenomenal” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).