Definition and Meanings for monstrous
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Part of Speech of monstrous
Etymology of monstrous
Meaning of monstrous
- marvelous; strange.
- having the qualities of a monster; deviating greatly from the natural form or character; abnormal; as, a monstrous birth.
- extraordinary in a way to excite wonder, dislike, apprehension, etc.; -- said of size, appearance, color, sound, etc.; as, a monstrous height; a monstrous ox; a monstrous story.
- extraordinary on account of ugliness, viciousness, or wickedness; hateful; horrible; dreadful.
- abounding in monsters.
- exceedingly; very; very much.