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
Adding to the tension this season is the addition of Patricia Clarkson as Jane Davis, a Washington insider who seems to have phenomenal connections and inside knowledge on all things Russian.
Jupiter’s pitching staff, led by senior Zach Chivers, has been phenomenal during its postseason run.
Aside from the fantastic physical benefits that improving your health will provide, there are phenomenal mental benefits as well, including lower stress and increased self-confidence, to name a couple.
The Oregonian and OregonLive finally merged in 2013, and the growth over the years has been nothing short of phenomenal.
At the World’s Fair, Erickson befriended famed horticulturist Luther Burbank, whose inventions included the crimson Phenomenal berry, a blackberry-raspberry cross similar to a loganberry.
The women's marches were a phenomenal success and an important cultural moment.
Our rotations were phenomenal tonight, as good as they’ve been in a couple of weeks.
The academic results of the charter schools probably best explain this phenomenal demand for more seats.
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Origin and Etymology of phenomenal
First Known Use: 1825
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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