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1. epic

noun. ['ˈɛpɪk'] a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds.

Synonyms

  • heroic meter
  • verse form
  • chanson de geste
  • poem
  • rhapsody
  • epic poem
  • heroic verse
  • heroic poem
  • heroic

Antonyms

  • immature
  • inconspicuous
  • ungenerous
  • unimportant

Etymology

  • epicus (Latin)
  • ἐπικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Epic

  • sepik
  • leppek

How do you pronounce epic?

Pronounce epic as ˈɛpɪk.

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Sentences with epic


1. Noun, singular or mass
There is nothing wrong with including your honest thoughts about your epic hero.

2. Adjective
And combined, they make this cook space an epic place to whip up some restaurant-quality meals in style.

Quotes about epic


1. Maybe there isn’t such a thing as fate. Maybe it’s just the opportunities we’re given, and what we do with them. I’m beginning to think that maybe great, epic romances don’t just happen. We have to make them ourselves.
- Marissa Meyer, Cress

2. Never doubt my weaseling abilities, Shadowhunter, for they are epic and memorable in their scope.
- Cassandra Clare

3. Myth, mist, and mystery all add to the illusion of love. If you need me I’ll be by the fog machine wearing a tunic and writing an epic poem in Greek.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. epic

adjective. ['ˈɛpɪk'] very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale).

Synonyms

  • big
  • large
  • heroic

Antonyms

  • little
  • unimpressive
  • cowardly
  • timid

Etymology

  • epicus (Latin)
  • ἐπικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. epic

adjective. ['ˈɛpɪk'] constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic.

Antonyms

  • humble

Etymology

  • epicus (Latin)
  • ἐπικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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