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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: fabulosus, from fabula; FABLE

fabulous

adjective
     
fab‧u‧lous
1 extremely good or impressive [= wonderful]:
You look fabulous!
a fabulous meal
The room has fabulous views across the lake.
2 [only before noun] very large in amount or size [= huge]:
3 [only before noun] fabulous creatures, places etc are mentioned in traditional stories, but do not really exist

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