From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gigantic \Gi*gan"tic\, a. [L. gigas, -antis, giant. See
   1. Of extraordinary size; like a giant.
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   2. Such as a giant might use, make, or cause; immense;
      tremendous; extraordinarly; as, gigantic deeds; gigantic
      wickedness. --Milton.
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            When descends on the Atlantic
            The gigantic
            Strom wind of the equinox.            --Longfellow.
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