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phenomenon

Synonyms of phenomenon in English:

noun

  • 1 a rare phenomenon
    occurrence, event, happening, fact, situation, circumstance, experience, case, incident, episode
  • 2 the band was a pop phenomenon
    marvel, sensation, wonder, prodigy, miracle, rarity, nonpareil
    informal humdinger, phenom, stunner, doozy, ripsnorter
  • Usage

    phenomenon, phenomena

    The word phenomenon comes from Greek, and its plural form is phenomena, as in these phenomena are not fully understood. It is a mistake to treat phenomena as if it were a singular form, as in this is a strange phenomena
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