Definition of titanic:
- Of or pertaining to titanium; derived from, or containing, titanium; specifically, designating those compounds of titanium in which it has a higher valence as contrasted with the titanous compounds.
- Of or relating to Titans, or fabled giants of ancient mythology; hence, enormous in size or strength; as, structures.
mighty, monumental, colossal, mountainous, massy, whopping, heroic, gigantic, Brobdingnagian, immense, monster, huge, mammoth, massive, vast, stupendous, jumbo, gargantuan, large, big, Herculean, enormous, walloping, behemoth, Cyclopean, Bunyanesque, tremendous, mastodonic, pythonic, gigantesque, giant, monstrous, elephantine, prodigious.
The southern and western portions of the building had flung out great flames that fluttered and flared on the breeze like Titanic flags; and steadily, slowly, at first, then faster as the seconds flew, the five were driven backward, up the low slope of the roof toward the gable- ridge.- "The Two Vanrevels", Booth Tarkington.
- "Paul Verlaine", Stefan Zweig.