- 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 mōnstrōsitās from Latin mōnstruōsus monstrous ; see monstrous .
From Late Latin monstrositas (“monstrousness"), from Latin monstrÅsus.