Associations to the word «Monumental»


MONUMENTAL, adjective. In the manner of a monument.
MONUMENTAL, adjective. Large, grand and imposing. Fitting to be a monument to someone or something.
MONUMENTAL, adjective. Taking a great amount of time and effort to complete.

Dictionary definition

MONUMENTAL, adjective. Relating or belonging to or serving as a monument; "the use of the arch in monumental architecture"; "monumental sculptures".
MONUMENTAL, adjective. Of outstanding significance; "Einstein's monumental contributions to physics".
MONUMENTAL, adjective. Imposing in size or bulk or solidity; "massive oak doors"; "Moore's massive sculptures"; "the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture"; "a monumental scale".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke