Associations to the word «Epic»


EPIC, noun. An extended narrative poem in elevated or dignified language, celebrating the feats of a deity or demigod (heroic epic) or other legendary or traditional hero.
EPIC, noun. A series of events considered appropriate to an epic.
EPIC, adjective. Of, or relating to, an epic.
EPIC, adjective. Momentously heroic; grand in scale or character
EPIC, adjective. (colloquial) (slang) (informal) Extending beyond the usual or ordinary; extraordinary, momentous, great.
EPIC, adjective. (category theory) Of a morphism: that it is an epimorphism.
EPIC FAIL, noun. (Internet) (slang) An utter, total failure.
EPIC FAILS, noun. Plural of epic fail

Dictionary definition

EPIC, noun. A long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds.
EPIC, adjective. Very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale); "an epic voyage"; "of heroic proportions"; "heroic sculpture".
EPIC, adjective. Constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic; "epic tradition".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats