Illimitable vs Prodigious - What's the difference?

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Illimitable is a related term of prodigious.


As adjectives the difference between illimitable and prodigious

is that illimitable is impervious to limitation, without limit while prodigious is very big in size or quantity; gigantic; colossal; huge.

illimitable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Impervious to limitation, without limit.
  • * 1909 , Jack London,
  • What a tremendous affair it was, the world of Homer, with its indeterminate boundaries, vast regions, and immeasurable distances. The Mediterranean and the Euxine were illimitable stretches of ocean waste over which years could be spent in endless wandering.
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  • Synonyms

    * infinite * limitless * unlimited

    Antonyms

    * limitable

    Derived terms

    * illimitability * illimitably

    See also

    * inimitable

    prodigious

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Very big in size or quantity; gigantic; colossal; huge.
  • {{quote-Fanny Hill, part=3 , Its prodigious size made me shrink again; yet I could not, without pleasure, behold, and even ventur'd to feel, such a length, such a breadth of animated ivory!}}
  • extraordinarily exciting or amazing
  • (obsolete) ominous, portentous
  • Synonyms

    * gigantic, colossal, huge, enormous; See also * amazing * ominous, portentous

    Derived terms

    * prodigiously