What does the word prodigious mean?

Usage examples for prodigious

  1. He opened the conversation by saying that it was a prodigious fine day; she agreed. – The Castle Inn by Stanley John Weyman
  2. They had as spectators the entire population of Paris, increased by a prodigious crowd of strangers of every class. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  3. It takes prodigious power and endurance to play this work, prodigious power, passion and no little poetry. – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
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