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PHENOMENAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does phenomenal mean? 

PHENOMENAL (adjective)
  The adjective PHENOMENAL has 2 senses:

1. of or relating to a phenomenon
2. exceedingly or unbelievably great

  Familiarity information: PHENOMENAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PHENOMENAL (adjective)


Sense 1phenomenal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to a phenomenon

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

phenomenal science

Pertainym:

phenomenon (any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning)


Sense 2phenomenal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Exceedingly or unbelievably great

Synonyms:

phenomenal; fantastic

Context examples:

the bomb did fantastic damage / Samson is supposed to have had fantastic strength / phenomenaRl feats of memory

Similar:

extraordinary (beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable)


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