Examples of phenomenal in a Sentence
The catch soared year after year, reaching a peak of 1.6 billion pounds in 1956. But not even the fish's phenomenal fecundity could sustain them under this industrial onslaught. —Bruce Franklin, Mother Jones, March & April 2006
The region's two main communities are Camden, with its very old money and … five-star restaurants and phenomenal B&Bs, and Rockland, a serious old fishing town that hosts the Festival every summer in historic Harbor Park, right along the water. —David Foster Wallace, Gourmet, August 2004
Physical prowess aside, the concentration required on the beam is phenomenal. —Jack McCallum, Sports Illustrated, 18 Oct. 2000
Given his phenomenal poll numbers in a race he has not yet officially entered … —Julia Reed, Vogue, February 1999
the phenomenal growth that the suburb has experienced over the last decade
the phenomenal ability to remember the names of thousands of people
Recent Examples of phenomenal from the Web
Being outdoors has phenomenal benefits—breathing fresh air, turning off your screen, and relaxing.
The car has phenomenal front-end grip through corners, though, with all the aerodynamics.
Vallée and Kelley did such a phenomenal job, in fact, that Big Little Lies may (improbably) return for another installment next year.
The coaches that Cincinnati has brought in are phenomenal.
Of course, there have been phenomenal sequels like Godfather Part II and certainly superhero movies and Star Wars, which has never-ending sequels.
The phenomenal success of Batman had spawned a new wave of Hollywood superheroes: There were hits like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and The Crow, bombs like Judge Dredd and The Rocketeer, and cult favorites like Darkman and Tank Girl.
Christopher Peres (La Verne) Burroughs: Following a phenomenal freshman campaign, Peres turned in a sensational sophomore season at La Verne.
An annual fall treat — make that late summer — Afterburner is fairly universally agreed to be the best of the local Oktoberfest beers, and for good reason: the phenomenal depth and body is accompanied by a long, toasty bready finish.
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Synonym Discussion of phenomenal
PHENOMENAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of phenomenal for English Language Learners
: very good or great : unusual in a way that is very impressive
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