Fab"u*lous (?), a. [L. fabulosus; cf. F. fabuleux. See Fable.]


Feigned, as a story or fable; related in fable; devised; invented; not real; fictitious; as, a fabulous description; a fabulous hero.

The fabulous birth of Minerva. Chesterfield.


Passing belief; exceedingly great; as, a fabulous price.


Fabulous age, that period in the history of a nation of which the only accounts are myths and unverified legends; as, the fabulous age of Greek and Rome.

-- Fab"u*lous*ly (#), adv. -- Fab"u*lous*ness, n.


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