phenomenality

phenomenal

[fi-nom-uh-nl]
adjective
1.
highly extraordinary or prodigious; exceptional: phenomenal speed.
2.
of or pertaining to phenomena.
3.
of the nature of a phenomenon; cognizable by the senses.

Origin:
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.
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phenomenal (fɪˈnɒmɪnəl)
 
adj
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
 
phe'nomenally
 
adv

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phenomenal
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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