1. of or relating to a phenomenon
; - Example: "phenomenal science"
2. exceedingly or unbelievably great
; - Example: "the bomb did fantastic damage"- Example: "Samson is supposed to have had fantastic strength"- Example: "phenomenaRl feats of memory"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Phenomenal \Phe*nom"e*nal\, a. [Cf. F. ph['e]nom['e]nal.]
Relating to, or of the nature of, a phenomenon; hence,
extraordinary; wonderful; as, a phenomenal memory. --
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: of or relating to a phenomenon; "phenomenal science"
2: exceedingly or unbelievably great; "the bomb did fantastic
damage"; "Samson is supposed to have had fantastic strength";
"phenomenaRl feats of memory"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
67 Moby Thesaurus words for "phenomenal":
amazing, astonishing, astounding, beguiling, bewildering, bustling,
corporeal, enigmatic, eventful, exceptional, extraordinary,
fabulous, fantastic, fascinating, freakish, full of incident,
gross, incomprehensible, inconceivable, incredible, indescribable,
ineffable, legendary, marvelous, mind-blowing, mind-boggling,
miraculous, momentous, mythical, noteworthy, objective, outlandish,
outstanding, passing strange, physical, portentous, prodigious,
puzzling, rare, remarkable, sensational, sensible, singular,
staggering, stirring, strange, striking, stunning, stupefying,
stupendous, substantial, tangible, unbelievable, uncommon,
unexampled, unheard-of, unimaginable, unique, unorthodox,
unparalleled, unprecedented, unspeakable, unthinkable, unusual,
unwonted, wonderful, wondrous