What does the word stupendous mean?

Usage examples for stupendous

  1. A smile will greet the anticipation; it is lost in the stupendous joy of the fact. – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  2. A camel of this species entered to- day: it amazed me by its stupendous height; a person of average size might have walked under its belly. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  3. By the way of Geneva we go to the valley of Chamouni and Mont Blanc, and visit the vast glaciers and the stupendous mountain scenery that lie around this great monarch of the Alps. – Rollo in Geneva by Jacob Abbott