Definition of Thunderous

1. Adjective. Loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss.

Exact synonyms: Deafening, Earsplitting, Thundery
Similar to: Loud
Derivative terms: Thunder



2. Adjective. Extremely ominous. "World events of thunderous import"
Similar to: Unpropitious

Definition of Thunderous

1. a. Producing thunder.

Definition of Thunderous

1. Adjective. Very loud; suggestive of thunder ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thunderous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thunderous

thunderfish
thunderflash
thunderflashes
thundergod
thundergods
thunderhead
thunderheads
thundering
thunderingly
thunderings
thunderless
thunderlight
thunderlights
thundermug
thundermugs
thunderous (current term)
thunderously
thunderousness
thunderproof
thunders
thundershower
thundershowers
thundersnow
thunderstick
thundersticks
thunderstone
thunderstones
thunderstorm
thunderstorms
thunderstormy

Literary usage of Thunderous

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1. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"... whereby Through thunderous stony channel serpentines A roaring fall. Here in a monstrous cave Are breathing-holes of hell, a vast abyss Where Acheron ..."

2. The Growth of British Policy: An Historical Essay by John Robert Seeley (1895)
"Never, not even in the interval between the Peace of Lune'ville and the Campaign of Austerlitz, has the air of Europe seemed more thunderous than in the ten ..."

3. The Growth of British Policy: An Historical Essay by John Robert Seeley (1903)
"... the Campaign of Austerlitz, has the air of Europe seemed more thunderous than in the ten years between the Treaty of ..."

4. Recollections of a Rebel Reefer by James Morris Morgan (1917)
"... minutes" — Demonstration against City Point — Confederate ironclads badly hammered—" Savez " Read cuts boom across the river — A thunderous night. ..."

5. The Mikado's Empire by William Elliot Griffis (1906)
"The snow had begun to melt, and, at intervals, a heavy, thunderous noise overhead told of a huge snow-slide—the accumulation of winter sliding off. ..."

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