- the state or quality of being monstrous
- pl. -·ties something monstrous
Origin of monstrosityLate Latin monstrositas
- One that is monstrous.
- The quality or character of being monstrous.
Origin of monstrosityMiddle English monstruosite, from Old French, from Late Latin m&omacron;nstr&omacron;sitas, from Latin m&omacron;nstru&omacron;sus, monstrous; see monstrous.
From Late Latin monstrositas (“monstrousness"), from Latin monstrÅsus.