Smart Words of the English Language

These english synonyms and antonyms for words used in writing has been arranged by categories. For each word (famous, distinguished, remarkable, popular, common, favorite, greatly, extremely, highly, awfully, ...) you will find about 10 to 40 synonyms. Antonyms are included in the sense, that the words consists mostly of pairs which have the opposite meaning.

Synonyms for Famous

famous Meaning of these synonyms: Distinguished by reputation; widely known and esteemed.
Example: The teacher admired an equestrian statue of a famous monarch.

celebrated considerable distinguished excellent
famed fine grand great honorable
illustrious legendary marvelous mighty notable
noted paramount powerful predominant preeminent
preponderant qualified remarkable renowned respectable
suited superior supreme noteworthy sublime

Synonyms for Popular

popular Meaning of these synonyms: frequently encountered; widely liked or accepted.
Example: 'a popular bar patronized by an eclectic collection of artists, writers, secretaries and aging soldiers on reserve duty' (Curtis Wilkie)

accepted by adhered to appreciated approved
common conforming to conventional current customary
established favorite liked prevalent standard
well known widely liked widespread

Synonyms for Greatly

greatly Meaning of these synonyms: To an extreme extent or degree; in a great manner.
Example: Now, though, he is fighting back, above all by greatly beefing up his team.

awfully considerably damned darned
dreadfully enormously especially exceedingly exceptionally
excessively extra extraordinarily extremely fabulously
frightfully hellishly highly immensely incredibly
inordinately intensely jolly mighty outrageously
particularly quite rather really remarkably
specially terribly too tremendously very much




In his famous book, "The Critique of Pure Reason" Immanuel Kant had no intention to attack "pure reason", but rather to show its limitations. For a concise summary have a look here.