Stu*pen"dous (?), a. [L. stupendus astonishing, p. future pass. of stupere to be astonished at. Cf. Stupid.]

Astonishing; wonderful; amazing; especially, astonishing in magnitude or elevation; as, a stupendous pile.

"A stupendous sum."


All are but parts of one stupendous whole. Pope.

-- Stu*pen"dous*ly, adv. -- Stu*pen"dous*ness, n.


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