astronomical
[ as-truh-nom-i-kuhl ]
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Part of SpeechadjectiveOrigin + Etymology
Mid 16th century; from the Greek astronomikos, and from astronomia
Synonyms
adjective
colossalconsiderableenormousgigantichumongous
Antonyms
adjective
insignificantlittlesmalltiny
Definition
adjectiveextremely large; exceedingly great; enormous
Examples
adjectiveA) Housing prices have reached astronomical heights due to inflation. B) The amount of yardwork he had to do after the storm was astronomical.
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