Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun olympian

2 senses of olympian

Sense 1
Olympian -- (an athlete who participates in the Olympic games)
       => athlete, jock -- (a person trained to compete in sports)

Sense 2
Olympian, Olympic god -- (a classical Greek god after the overthrow of the Titans)
       INSTANCE OF=> Greek deity -- (a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks)

Antonyms of adj olympian

2 of 4 senses of olympian

Sense 3
majestic, olympian -- (majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters; "his majestic presence"; "olympian detachment"; "olympian beauty and serene composure")

INDIRECT (VIA superior) -> inferior -- (of or characteristic of low rank or importance)

Sense 4
exceeding, exceptional, olympian, prodigious, surpassing -- (far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree; "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents")

INDIRECT (VIA extraordinary) -> ordinary -- (not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine")

Similarity of adj olympian

4 senses of olympian

Sense 1
Olympian, Olympic -- (of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants; "Olympian plain")

Sense 2
Olympian -- (of or pertaining to the greater gods of ancient Greece whose abode was Mount Olympus; "Olympian deities")

Sense 3
majestic, olympian -- (majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters; "his majestic presence"; "olympian detachment"; "olympian beauty and serene composure")
       => superior (vs. inferior) -- (of or characteristic of high rank or importance; "a superior ruler")

Sense 4
exceeding, exceptional, olympian, prodigious, surpassing -- (far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree; "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents")
       => extraordinary (vs. ordinary) -- (beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature")

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