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epic - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'epic' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Epic [ 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 . Epic [ n.]
- An epic or heroic poem. See Epic, a.

Meaning of 'epic' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . epic [ a]
Meaning (1):
- constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic
Example in sentence:
  • epic tradition
2 . epic [ s]
Meaning (2):
- very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
Example in sentence:
  • an epic voyage;
  • heroic sculpture;
  • of heroic proportions