Fabulous Fab"u*lous (f[a^]b"[-u]*l[u^]s), a. [L. fabulosus; cf. F. fabuleux. See {Fable}.] 1. Feigned, as a story or fable; related in fable; devised; invented; not real; fictitious; as, a fabulous description; a fabulous hero. [1913 Webster]

The fabulous birth of Minerva. --Chesterfield. [1913 Webster]

2. beyond belief; exceedingly great; as, a fabulous price. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

{Fabulous age}, that period in the history of a nation of which the only accounts are myths and unverified legends; as, the fabulous age of Greece and Rome. -- {Fab"u*lous*ly}, adv. -- {Fab"u*lous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Fabulosity — Fab u*los i*ty, n. [L. fabulositas: cf. F. fabulosit[ e].] 1. Fabulousness. [R.] Abp. Abbot. [1913 Webster] 2. A fabulous or fictitious story. [R.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fabulous — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin fabulosus, from fabula Date: 15th century 1. a. resembling or suggesting a fable ; of an incredible, astonishing, or exaggerated nature < fabulous wealth > b. wonderful, marvelous < had a fabulous… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monstrous — I. adjective Date: 15th century 1. obsolete strange, unnatural 2. having extraordinary often overwhelming size ; gigantic 3. a. having the qualities or appearance of a monster b. obsolete teeming with monsters …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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