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mon·strous

monstrous

 
pronunciation:
man strs
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: so ugly that it is scary.
The monstrous creatures in that movie frightened Beth.
synonyms:
hideous
antonyms:
lovely
similar words:
disgusting, dreadful, frightful, grotesque, gruesome, horrible, horrid, scary, ugly
definition 2: horrible or shocking.
That man was put in prison for life because of his monstrous crime.
synonyms:
frightful
antonyms:
admirable, good
similar words:
atrocious, awful, beastly, dreadful, gruesome, hideous, horrible, loathsome, outrageous, shocking, terrible, ugly
definition 3: huge; unusually large.
We ate a monstrous sundae that had thirty scoops of ice cream.
synonyms:
enormous, giant, gigantic, huge, immense, mammoth, tremendous, vast
antonyms:
tiny
similar words:
jumbo, large, mighty
derivations: monstrously (adv.), monstrousness (n.)