What is another word for astronomical?

Pronunciation: [ɐstɹənˈɒmɪkə͡l] (IPA)

When we think of the word "astronomical", we usually associate it with the study of celestial bodies such as stars, planets, and galaxies. However, there are many synonyms for this word that can capture the same sense of extreme or vast proportions. For instance, the words colossal, gigantic, monumental, and prodigious all communicate an impression of size, scale, or magnitude that is similar to "astronomical". Additionally, words such as astronomical, cosmic, and cosmological focus more specifically on the outer space or cosmic realm, while words like immense, tremendous, and mammoth convey more generally the idea of something that is massive in size or significance. Ultimately, these synonyms enable us to communicate more effectively and creatively about phenomena that defy easy description or comprehension.

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What are the opposite words for astronomical?

The word "astronomical" often brings up images of vast and immense celestial bodies, but there are several antonyms for this word that describe the opposite. These might include words like tiny, minuscule, or microscopic, which all denote something very small or insignificant. Other related antonyms might be words like insignificant, inconsequential, or minute, which can be used to describe something that is not important or is of little consequence. Whatever the context, there are many different antonyms for the word "astronomical" that can help us to better understand the range of meaning and nuance within this powerful term.

Usage examples for Astronomical

I should like to own a big astronomical telescope and a twenty-four-tune music-box.
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This was pointed out to me at Montreal, but the mistake is excusable, for evidently the more eyes we have in an astronomical expedition the better.
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Commander E. D. Ashe
We consider our present civilization as "fit"; but if astronomical changes should cause another ice age, we should discover that our "fitness" depended upon our ability to live on lichens, or on something we could grow by artificial light in the bowels of the earth.
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Upton Sinclair

Famous quotes with Astronomical

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  • Yeah, well when I first started working, it was $5 a show; it was probably a little higher by the time I got to my own show, but I remember that they put me under contract at $100 a week, which to me was really an astronomical price.
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  • The art of pictorial creation is so complicated - it is so astronomical in its possibilities of relation and combination that it would take an act of super-human concentration to explain the final realization.
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  • I am proud to find, from two astronomical observations, that Chapel Hill lies right in the orbit of Jupiter and his satellites, and that the period of his revolution is about twelve years.
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