Definition of Gigantesque:
vasty, prodigious, enormous, mastodonic, Cyclopean, grand, supersize, Bunyanesque, pharaonic, titanic, monster, Himalayan, mega, oceanic, pythonic, Herculean, jumbo, planetary, Brobdingnagian, colossal, gargantuan, vast, leviathan, immense, mammoth, whacking, mountainous, massy, monumental, super-duper, astronomical, humongous, mighty, gigantic, stupendous, massive, monstrous, big, tremendous, super, king-size, cosmic, behemoth, elephantine, giant, huge, heroic, whopping, galactic, supersized, walloping, bumper.
- "Orthodoxy", G. K. Chesterton.
- "The Human Comedy Introductions and Appendix", Honore de Balzac Commentator: George Saintsbury.
Balzac does, and from this very accumulation he manages to derive that singular gigantesque vagueness- differing from the poetic vague, but ranking next to it- which I have here ventured to note as his distinguishing quality.- "The Human Comedy Introductions and Appendix", Honore de Balzac Commentator: George Saintsbury.