- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)II(Roget's IV) modif.1. [Inspiring awe]2. [*Outstanding]Syn. wonderful, remarkable, impressive, outstanding; see excellent .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.impressive, overwhelming, intimidating, moving, formidable, astonishing, amazing, *eye-popping, breathtaking, wonderful, wondrous, stunning, *mind-blowing, stupefying, excellent, *bad, *cool, *dynamite, *gnarly, *gone, immense, super, *ripping, *out of this world, *unreal.ANT.: unimpressive, *ho-hum, *lame, *lightweight, *bush league, trivialIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Slang. Far beyond what is usual, normal, or customary: exceptional, extraordinary, magnificent, outstanding, preeminent, rare, remarkable, singular, towering, uncommon, unusual. Informal: standout. Slang: out of sight. See BETTER, USUAL.
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