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phenomena

noun
variants: or phenomenons
plural of phenomenon

Synonyms of phenomena

something extraordinary or surprising
  • our jaws dropped when we saw this basketball phenomenon play for the first time

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The first known use of phenomena was in 1708

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“Phenomena.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/phenomena. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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