Monstrous - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈmɑːnstrəs|  American pronunciation of the word monstrous
Brit.  |ˈmɒnstrəs|  British pronunciation of the word monstrous

adjective

- abnormally large
- shockingly brutal or cruel(syn: atrocious, flagitious, grievous)

no excess was too monstrous for them to commit

- distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous(syn: grotesque)

twisted into monstrous shapes

Examples

It was monstrous of him to keep the truth from them all those years.

...a monstrous melon that was clearly not fit to eat...

...a monstrous pretty gal, she was...

It is monstrous to preach hatred.

She endured the monstrous behaviour for years.

It's monstrous to charge that much for a hotel room.

Such monstrous injustice is hard to understand.

He was ugly and monstrously fat.

It was monstrously unfair.

no excess was too monstrous for them to commit

His feet are monstrous abortions.

stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures

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