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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Fabulous \Fab"u*lous\ (f[a^]b"[-u]*l[u^]s), a. [L. fabulosus;
     cf. F. fabuleux. See {Fable}.]
     1. Feigned, as a story or fable; related in fable; devised;
        invented; not real; fictitious; as, a fabulous
        description; a fabulous hero.
        [1913 Webster]

              The fabulous birth of Minerva.        --Chesterfield.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Beyond belief; exceedingly great; as, a fabulous price.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. Exceptionally good; extremely pleasing. [informal]
     {Fabulous age}, that period in the history of a nation of
        which the only accounts are myths and unverified legends;
        as, the fabulous age of Greece and Rome. --
        {Fab"u*lous*ly}, adv. -- {Fab"u*lous*ness}, n.
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From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       adj 1: extremely pleasing; "a fabulous vacation" [syn: {fab}]
       2: based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual
          basis or historical validity; "mythical centaurs"; "the
          fabulous unicorn" [syn: {mythic}, {mythical}, {mythologic},
       3: barely credible; "the fabulous endurance of a marathon

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:

  149 Moby Thesaurus words for "fabulous":
     a bit much, abandoned, ace, allegoric, amazing, appalling,
     astonishing, astounding, beguiling, bewildering, boundless,
     celebrated, concocted, conspicuous, cooked-up, cool, copacetic,
     egregious, enigmatic, enormous, exaggerated, exceptional,
     excessive, exorbitant, extraordinary, extravagant, extreme, fab,
     fabled, fabricated, fancied, fanciful, fancy, fantasied, fantastic,
     fascinating, fictional, fictitious, fictive, figmental, forged,
     formidable, gigantic, gluttonous, great, groovy, hatched, high,
     hot, howling, hyperbolic, hypertrophied, imaginary, immoderate,
     incomprehensible, inconceivable, incontinent, incredible,
     indescribable, ineffable, inordinate, intemperate, invented, keen,
     legendary, made-up, magic, make-believe, manufactured, marked,
     marvelous, miraculous, monstrous, mythic, mythical, mythicized,
     mythified, mythological, mythopoeic, mythopoetic, neat, nonactual,
     nonfactual, nonrealistic, notable, noteworthy, noticeable, of mark,
     out of bounds, out of sight, outlandish, outrageous, outstanding,
     overbig, overdeveloped, overgreat, overgrown, overlarge, overmuch,
     overweening, parabolic, passing strange, phenomenal, portentous,
     preposterous, prodigious, put-up, puzzling, rare, rattling,
     remarkable, romantic, romanticized, sensational, signal, smashing,
     steep, stiff, storied, strange, striking, stupefying, stupendous,
     super, superb, superior, terrific, thumping, thundering, too much,
     trumped-up, unbelievable, unbridled, uncommon, unconscionable,
     undue, unexampled, unheard-of, unimaginable, unique, unparalleled,
     unprecedented, unreal, unreasonable, unrestrained, unspeakable,
     whopping, wonderful, wondrous

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