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English definition of “prodigious”

prodigious

adjective uk   /prəˈdɪdʒ.əs/ formal us  
extremely great in ability, amount, or strength: She wrote a truly prodigious number of novels. She was a prodigious musician. He had a prodigious appetite for both women and drink.EnormousBig and quite big
prodigiously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
He was a prodigiously gifted artist.EnormousBig and quite bigExtremely good
(Definition of prodigious from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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