Noun(1) a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
Adjective(1) very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale(2) constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic
(1) He engages with an unprecedented range of Greek and Roman writing; every genre, not just epic , leaves its mark in the poem's idiom.(2) Since he writes neither drama nor epic , he said, his poetry can only be lyrical.(3) I know that as epic as the performances of the athletes were, there were similarly heroic contributions that are almost entirely overlooked.(4) Your review, though diplomatic, is completely off the mark - this film is an epic time waster.(5) Likewise, in the Metamorphoses Ovid subverts the epic , the literary genre best suited to Augustus's program of cultural classicism.(6) I'm trying to tell you about something of grand, epic proportions.(7) The production is based on the epic poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow about a Native American named Hiawatha, a real man who lived some 500 years ago.(8) The hero El Cid, who became the subject of an epic poem, modeled these qualities.(9) The editor in him couldn't resist trying to translate the great epic poem into English.(10) By the seventh century, scribes had written down Anglo-Saxon Chronicles and the oral epic poem, Beowulf.(11) Last night I went out with Saige and her friend Craig from Sydney, which meant a night of epic drinking.(12) In taking the nationalistic, idealized and ancient form of the epic and combining it with a narrative of mercantile discovery, CamÔö£├ües embodies early modern epistemological anxiety.(13) Maybe I could tell you that our feat of alcohol consumption was of truly epic proportions.(14) But why create a fictional romance in a historical epic and then do very little to make viewers care anything about that story?(15) IT has been a truly epic journey, some 10 years in the making.(16) Both species can engage in river journeys of epic scale.
1. heroic ::
2. ambitious ::
4. heroic poem ::
5. long film ::
1. humble ::
2. unimpressive ::
Different Formsepic, epics
Word Example from TV Shows
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Not now, Sheldon, I'm dealing
with an EPIC screwup,
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 5
EPIC wardrobe room,
I think, ever.
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 24
That's what the kids
call "EPIC fail."
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 7
with "the EPIC tales about the outskirts".
Money Heist Season 1, Episode 5
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 2
English to Malay Dictionary: epic
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