colossal colossal  /kə ˈlɑ səl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It was a colossal error, and many people said so at the time.
  2. Millions of residents along the Texas and Louisiana coast are coping without electricity, food, water and gasoline after the colossal storm.
  3. Rapturous reviews and a colossal marketing campaign sent Up into the box office stratosphere over the weekend.

News

  1. Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news

    Colossal Coaster World will be the theme for Vacation Bible School at Hixson First Baptist, 5800 Grubb Road, June 17-20. Classes are for K through fifth grade and meet from 9 a.m. to noon.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Chattanoogan

  2. The Small Picture: Painting the Town

    Colossal Media handpaints large murals and advertisements.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. You're the Boss Blog: The Small Picture: Painting the Town

    Colossal Media handpaints large murals and advertisements.        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "The investments needed for electric cars are colossal," Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn said during the auto show, which opens to the public Saturday and runs for two weeks.
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Carlos Ghosn Source: Newsweek

  2. Senate Judiciary Committee member John Cornyn, a Republican, said it would be a "colossal mistake to treat terrorism as a mere crime."
    on Nov 10, 2008 By: John Cornyn Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "This president has made, I regret to say, a colossal error of judgment," Kerry said.
    on Sep 30, 2004 By: John Kerry Source: CNN International

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