Associations to the word «Monstrous»


MONSTROUS, adjective. Hideous or frightful.
MONSTROUS, adjective. Enormously large.
MONSTROUS, adjective. Freakish or grotesque.
MONSTROUS, adjective. Of, or relating to a mythical monster; full of monsters.
MONSTROUS, adjective. (obsolete) Marvellous; strange.

Dictionary definition

MONSTROUS, adjective. Abnormally large.
MONSTROUS, adjective. Shockingly brutal or cruel; "murder is an atrocious crime"; "a grievous offense against morality"; "a grievous crime"; "no excess was too monstrous for them to commit".
MONSTROUS, adjective. Distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous; "tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas"; "twisted into monstrous shapes".

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