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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Monstrous (0.01170 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Monstrous.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: monstrous monstrous adj 1: abnormally large 2: shockingly brutal or cruel; “murder is an atrocious crime”; “a grievous offense against morality”; “a grievous crime”; “no excess was too monstrous for them to commit” [syn: atrocious, flagitious, grievous, heinous] 3: distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous; “tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas”; “twisted into monstrous shapes” [syn: grotesque, unnatural]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Monstrous Monstrous \Mon"strous\, a. [OE. monstruous, F. monstrueux, fr. L. monstruosus, fr. monstrum. See Monster.] 1. Marvelous; strange. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Having the qualities of a monster; deviating greatly from the natural form or character; abnormal; as, a monstrous birth. --Locke. [1913 Webster] He, therefore, that refuses to do good to them whom he is bound to love . . . is unnatural and monstrous in his affections. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 3. 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. [1913 Webster] 4. Extraordinary on account of ugliness, viciousness, or wickedness; hateful; horrible; dreadful. [1913 Webster] So bad a death argues a monstrous life. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. Abounding in monsters. [R.] [1913 Webster] Where thou, perhaps, under the whelming tide Visitest the bottom of the monstrous world. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Monstrous \Mon"strous\, adv. Exceedingly; very; very much. “A monstrous thick oil on the top.” --Bacon. [1913 Webster] And will be monstrous witty on the poor. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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