Definition for STU-PEN'DOUS

STU-PEN'DOUS, a. [Low L. stupendus, from stupeo, to astonish.]

Literally, striking dumb by its magnitude; hence, astonishing; wonderful; amazing; particularly, of astonishing magnitude or elevation; as, a stupendous pile; a stupendous edifice; a stupendous mountain; a stupendous bridge. – Milton. Dryden.

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