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

1 sense of spectacular

Sense 1
spectacular -- (a lavishly produced performance; "they put on a Christmas spectacular")
       => performance, public presentation -- (a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity")

Antonyms of adj spectacular

3 senses of spectacular

Sense 1
dramatic, spectacular, striking -- (sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect; "a dramatic sunset"; "a dramatic pause"; "a spectacular display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular play"; "his striking good looks always created a sensation")

INDIRECT (VIA impressive) -> unimpressive -- (not capable of impressing)

Sense 2
spectacular -- (characteristic of spectacles or drama; "spectacular dives from the cliff")

INDIRECT (VIA dramatic) -> undramatic -- (lacking dramatic force and quality; "moved with quiet force and undramatic bearing")

Sense 3
outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular, striking -- (having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child")

INDIRECT (VIA conspicuous) -> inconspicuous, invisible -- (not prominent or readily noticeable; "he pushed the string through an inconspicuous hole"; "the invisible man")

Similarity of adj spectacular

3 senses of spectacular

Sense 1
dramatic, spectacular, striking -- (sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect; "a dramatic sunset"; "a dramatic pause"; "a spectacular display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular play"; "his striking good looks always created a sensation")
       => impressive (vs. unimpressive) -- (making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony")

Sense 2
spectacular -- (characteristic of spectacles or drama; "spectacular dives from the cliff")
       => dramatic (vs. undramatic) -- (suitable to or characteristic of drama; "a dramatic entrance in a swirling cape"; "a dramatic rescue at sea")

Sense 3
outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular, striking -- (having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child")
       => conspicuous (vs. inconspicuous) -- (obvious to the eye or mind; "a tower conspicuous at a great distance"; "wore conspicuous neckties"; "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening")

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