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Definition 1: shockingly brutal or cruel - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where monstrous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • murder is an atrocious crime
  • a grievous offense against morality
  • a grievous crime
  • no excess was too monstrous for them to commit

Synonyms for monstrous in the sense of this definition

(monstrous is similar to ...) morally bad or wrong

"evil purposes" "an evil influence" "evil deeds"

Definition 2: abnormally large - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(monstrous is similar to ...) above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

"a large city" "set out for the big city" "a large sum" "a big (or large) barn" "a large family" "big businesses" "a big expenditure" "a large number of newspapers" "a big group of scientists" "large areas of the world"

Definition 3: distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where monstrous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas
  • twisted into monstrous shapes

Synonyms for monstrous in the sense of this definition

(monstrous is similar to ...) displeasing to the senses

"an ugly face" "ugly furniture"

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