Colossal meaning

kə-lŏs'əl
Extremely large or on a great scale.

A single puppy can make a colossal mess.

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Of great size, extent, or amount; immense.
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The definition of colossal is something massive in size.

Machu Picchu is an example of a colossal ancient ruin.

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Of great scope or consequence; monumental.

A colossal blunder.

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Astonishingly great; extraordinary.

A colossal fool.

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Like a colossus in size; huge; gigantic.
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Origin of colossal

  • French from Latin colossus colossus colossus
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From French colossal, formed from Latin colossus, from Ancient Greek κολοσσός (kolossos, “giant statue”).
    From Wiktionary