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Antonyms for colossal

narrow, teeny-weeny, little, inconsiderable, scanty, trivial, itty-bitty, half-pint, subnormal, smallish, pygmy, lilliputian, bantam, bitty, trifling, wee, fine, teeny, puny, miniature, bitsy, teensy, weeny, undersized, microscopic, infinitesimal, mini, midget, limited, minuscule, short, insignificant, dwarfish, dinky, pocket-size, micro, petty, paltry, microminiature, teensy-weensy, slender, shrimpy, pocket, toylike, diminutive, petite, atomic, little bitty, brief, tiny, pint-size, small, slight, minute, mean.

Quotes of colossal

  1. Creative Artists Agency put together a project of extraordinary mediocrity and colossal stupidity Otherwise it was great – Mikhail Baryshnikov
  2. Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood – James H. Breasted
  3. Pharmaceutical companies are enjoying unprecedented profits and access with this Administration Yet the Republicans' prescription drug plan for seniors has been a colossal failure and over 43 million Americans wake up every morning without health insurance – Jim Clyburn
  4. America makes prodigious mistakes America has colossal faults but one thing cannot be denied America is always on the move She may be going to Hell of course but at least she isn't standing still – e. e. cummings
  5. I think the intelligent thing about it is that you have to carefully listen to it all to grasp it and because I'm not in every scene colossal disappointment to everybody that it may be I'm not getting the full picture here today while recording it – Paul Darrow
  6. The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale – Richard Dawkins
  7. I don't think the English like me I sold a colossal best seller in America and they never really forgave me – John Fowles
  8. The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect – Carl Sandburg

Usage examples for colossal

  1. Nothing beside remains I quoted 'round the decay Of that colossal wreck boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away – The River and I by John G. Neihardt
  2. Yet some prudent souls noting the fearless glances cast around by Sainton and his less colossal but powerfully built companion thinking perhaps that the Emperor might call on his faithful subjects to seize these two edged away from the vicinity – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  3. And well may we rejoice over the rescue from specific vices and commend the zeal and patience which fasten upon some colossal evil to batter and drive it from the world – Humanity in the City by E. H. Chapin
  4. But in plain truth the ruling motive was pride a colossal an all absorbing pride which could be satisfied only by power and influence and a foremost place – Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century by W. H. Davenport Adams
  5. It was known that Laura had considerable property in her own name and it was the general belief that she would eventually become heiress of a large part of the colossal fortune supposed to be in the possession of Mr and Mrs Arnot – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  6. Then again the surrounding country swarmed with game large and small from the colossal elephant to the tiny dinkerbuck ” – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford
  7. The statues are of a colossal and rather superior kind – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  8. His colossal form is bowed more than when last seen for he has not been abroad for months ” – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  9. Still this great case presented a colossal emblem of the condition in which the Netherlands were now gasping – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  10. Here came change so colossal that no man could ever know change in these terms – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  11. The whole man vibrated with a wrath that possessed him in a fashion so colossal as to render him actually sublime – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  12. Before many days were out Catsford became one colossal Why – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  13. And yet the thought occurred to her If he only knew what to do with his colossal proportions knew how to manage them he would make an imposing looking man – From Jest to Earnest by E. P. Roe
  14. “ To these schemes he added another of truly colossal dimensions ” – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  15. What Banion now indicated was the approach of yet another of the epic phenomena of the prairies as rapid as colossal and as merciless as the fire itself – The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
  16. His own colossal labours in the direction of that mode of aerial flight which he considers to be alone feasible are of the first importance and value and as far as they have gone exhaustive – The Dominion of the Air by J. M. Bacon
  17. Help must have come to him very speedily and to good purpose for I soon found myself in custody two colossal gendarmes holding me tight on each side – The Passenger from Calais by Arthur Griffiths
  18. But elephants do not build colossal temples of ivory even in a roccoco style camels do not paint even bad pictures though equipped with the material of many camel's hair brushes ” – Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
  19. “ A colossal task it proved to be – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  20. It was a colossal laugh – Smoke Bellew by Jack London

Rhymes for colossal