Definition of Epic

1. Noun. A long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds.

Exact synonyms: Epic Poem, Epos, Heroic Poem
Generic synonyms: Poem, Verse Form
Specialized synonyms: Aeneid, Divina Commedia, Divine Comedy, Iliad, Odyssey, Nibelungenlied
Specialized synonyms: Chanson De Geste, Rhapsody, Heroic, Heroic Meter, Heroic Verse
Derivative terms: Epical

2. Adjective. Very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale). "Heroic sculpture"
Exact synonyms: Heroic, Larger-than-life
Similar to: Big, Large

3. Adjective. Constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic. "Epic tradition"
Exact synonyms: Epical
Derivative terms: Epos

Definition of Epic

1. a. Narrated in a grand style; pertaining to or designating a kind of narrative poem, usually called an heroic poem, in which real or fictitious events, usually the achievements of some hero, are narrated in an elevated style.

2. n. An epic or heroic poem. See Epic, a.

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5. Noun. An extended narrative poem in elevated or dignified language, celebrating the feats of a deity or demigod (heroic epic) or other legendary or traditional hero. ¹

6. Noun. A series of events considered appropriate to an epic. ¹

7. Adjective. Of, or relating to, an epic. ¹

8. Adjective. Momentously heroic; grand in scale or character