Monstrous Definition

Abnormally or prodigiously large; huge; enormous.
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Horrible; hideous; shocking.
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Having the character or appearance of a monster.
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Very unnatural or abnormal in shape, type, or character.
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Extremely immoral or cruel.
A monstrous dictator; monstrous behavior.
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Very; extremely.
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Origin of Monstrous

  • Middle English from Old French monstruos from Latin mōnstruōsus from mōnstrum portent, monster monster

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French monstreux, from Latin mōnstrōsus. Compare monstruous.

    From Wiktionary

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