highly extraordinary or prodigious; exceptional: phenomenal speed.
of or pertaining to phenomena.
of the nature of a phenomenon; cognizable by the senses.

1815–25; phenomen(on) + -al1

phenomenality, noun
phenomenally, adverb
nonphenomenal, adjective
nonphenomenally, adverb
semiphenomenal, adjective
semiphenomenally, adverb
unphenomenal, adjective
unphenomenally, adverb

phenomena, phenomenal, phenomenon (see usage note at phenomenon).

1. uncommon, outstanding, surpassing, unprecedented. Unabridged
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phenomenal (fɪˈnɒmɪnəl)
1.  of or relating to a phenomenon
2.  extraordinary; outstanding; remarkable: a phenomenal achievement
3.  philosophy known or perceived by the senses rather than the mind

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Word Origin & History

1825, "of the nature of a phenomenon," from phenomenon. A hybrid coined 1825 by Coleridge (with suffix from L. -alis). Meaning "remarkable, exceptional" is from 1850.
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Example sentences
For the most part, it is much more worthwhile to dwell on the phenomenal
  opportunities than on the poison pens.
Ultimately, the book is a candid testament to a phenomenal creative drive
  joined with a phenomenal will to live.
Bike through this riverside town to soak in phenomenal fall colors.
On occasion, I make phenomenal pancakes for all three of us.
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