What is another word for legendary?

267 synonyms found


[ lˈɛd͡ʒəndəɹi], [ lˈɛd‍ʒəndəɹi], [ l_ˈɛ_dʒ_ə_n_d_ə_ɹ_i]

Legendary is a powerful adjective that signifies greatness and awe-inspiring feats. Its synonyms evoke similar feelings of awe, might and grandeur. Epic, iconic, fabled, mythical, renowned, and storied, among others, can be used interchangeably for legendary. Epic can mean heroic and extraordinary, while iconic denotes something that is widely recognized and celebrated. Fabled means widely known but unlikely to be true, and mythical relates to legends that are based on ancient myths. Renowned suggests widespread fame and recognition, while storied implies a rich history and fascinating tales. Using any of these synonyms adds depth and richness to a sentence and enhances the writer's descriptive abilities.

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What are the opposite words for legendary?

Legendary is a word that describes something as iconic, famous, or awe-inspiring. While it has many synonyms such as mythic, mythical or legendary, there are also several antonyms, which mean the opposite of legendary. 'Unremarkable' is one, which means ordinary, insignificant or not noteworthy. 'Unknown' and 'unfamous' are others, describing something that is not widely known or celebrated. Another antonym that can be used for legendary is 'infamous,' which means having a bad reputation, rather than a good one. While legendary is typically associated with heroic figures or events, its antonyms from this list bring a different perspective to the table, characterizing things as non-heroic, unknown, or even infamous.

Usage examples for Legendary

Was that man, and were that man's comrades and contemporaries, whose virtues as well as whose courage have become famous as the virtues and the courage of ancient legendary heroes-were they untouched by the failings and weaknesses of our poor common humanity?
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
This is the first of Maeterlinck's plays which has not some legendary Weisznichtwo for its scene.
"Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck"
Jethro Bithell
It is difficult to claim more for the story told by Junius than that it represents an unknown quantity of fact with various legendary additions.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard

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