HyperDic: monumental

English > 3 senses of the word monumental:
ADJECTIVEpertmonumentalrelating or belonging to or serving as a monument
allmonumentalof outstanding significance
allmonumental, massive, monolithicimposing in size or bulk or solidity
monumental > pronunciation
Soundsmaa.nyahmeh'nahl; maa.nyahmeh'ntahl; maa.nyuwmeh'ntahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > monumental: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating or belonging to or serving as a monument.
  • "the use of the arch in monumental architecture"
  • "monumental sculptures"
Nounsmonumenta structure erected to commemorate persons or events
monumenta burial vault (usually for some famous person)
monumentan important site that is marked and preserved as public property
English > monumental: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf outstanding significance.
Example"Einstein's monumental contributions to physics"
Broadersignificant, importantImportant in effect or meaning / meaning
English > monumental: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningimposing in size or bulk or solidity.
Example "a monumental scale"
Synonymsmassive, monolithic
Broaderlarge, bigAbove average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishcolosal, descomunal, extraordinario, masivo, monolítico, monumental
Catalancolossal, exorbitant, extraordinari, monumental

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