thunderous etymology

English word thunderous comes from English thunder, English -ous

Detailed word origin of thunderous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
thunder English (eng) (intransitive) To make a noise like thunder.. (intransitive) To talk with a loud, threatening voice.. (transitive) To say (something) with a loud, threatening voice.. To produce something with incredible power. To produce thunder; to sound, rattle, or roar, as a discharge of atmospheric electricity; often used impersonally. (figuratively) The spotlight.. (obsolete) The discharge of [...]
-ous English (eng) (chemistry) Used in chemical nomenclature to name chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a lower oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ic. For example sulphuric acid (H2SO4) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H2SO3). See Inorganic nomenclature.. Used to form adjectives from nouns, to denote possession or [...]
thunderous English (eng) Very loud; that sounds like thunder; thundersome. Also in metaphorical expressions, signifying fury.

Words with the same origin as thunderous

Descendants of -ous
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