HyperDic: monstrous

English > 3 senses of the word monstrous:
ADJECTIVEallmonstrousabnormally large
allmonstrous, atrocious, flagitious, grievousshockingly brutal or cruel
allmonstrous, grotesquedistorted and unnatural in shape or size
monstrous > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'nstrahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > monstrous: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningabnormally large.
Broaderlarge, bigAbove average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishmonstruoso
Catalanmonstruós
Nounsmonstersomeone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
monstrositya person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
English > monstrous: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningShockingly brutal or cruel.
Example "no excess was too monstrous for them to commit"
Synonymsatrocious, flagitious, grievous
Broaderevilmorally bad or wrong
Spanishatroz, monstruoso, nefando
Catalanatroç
Nounsmonstera cruel wicked and inhuman person
monstrositysomething hideous or frightful
Adverbsmonstrouslyin a terribly evil manner
English > monstrous: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningdistorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous.
Example "twisted into monstrous shapes"
Synonymgrotesque
Broaderuglydispleasing to the senses
Spanishgrotesco, horrendo, monstruoso
Catalanhorripilant, monstruós
Nounsmonster(medicine) a grossly malformed and usually nonviable fetus
monster, monstrositya person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
Adverbsmonstrouslyin a grotesque manner
monstrouslyin a hideous manner

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