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monstrous

adjective

1 monstrous

Abnormally large.

Roget 31: great; greater etc. 33; large, considerable, fair, above par; big, huge etc. (large in size) 192; ... show more

Roget 870: surprised etc. v.; aghast, all agog, breathless, agape; open-mouthed; awestruck, thunderstruck, moonstruck, planet-struck; spellbound; lost in amazement, ... show more

Roget 851: in bad taste vulgar, unrefined.    coarse, indecorous, ribald, gross; unseemly, unbeseeming, unpresentable; contra bonos mores [Lat.]; ungraceful etc. (ugly) 846.    ... show more

Roget 192: large, big; great etc. (in quantity) 31; considerable, bulky, voluminous, ample, massive, massy; capacious, comprehensive; ... show more



2 monstrous

Shockingly brutal or cruel:
— No excess was too monstrous for them to commit.

synonyms: atrocious, flagitious, grievous.

Polish: bezduszny, bezlitosny, okrutny, niehumanitarny, antyhumanitarny, bezuczuciowy, nieludzki, nielitościwy

3 monstrous

Distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous:
— Twisted into monstrous shapes.

synonym: grotesque.

Roget 853: ridiculous, ludicrous; comical; droll, funny, laughable, pour rire, grotesque, farcical, odd; whimsical, whimsical as a dancing bear; fanciful, fantastic, ... show more

Roget 846: ugly, ugly as sin, ugly as a toad, ugly as a scarecrow, ugly as a dead monkey; plain, bald (unadorned) 849; homely; ordinary, unornamental, inartistic; unsightly, ... show more

Roget 243: distorted etc. v.; out of shape, irregular, asymmetric, unsymmetric, awry, wry, askew, crooked; not true, not straight; on one side, ... show more

Roget 83: uncomformable, exceptional; abnormal, abnormous; anomalous, anomalistic; out of order, out of place, out of keeping, out of tune, out of one's element; irregular, arbitrary; teratogenic; ... show more


Moby thesaurus: Atlantean, Brobdingnagian, Cyclopean, Gargantuan, Herculean, Homeric, a bit much, abandoned, abject, abominable, absurd, abysmal, amplitudinous, appalling, arrant, astronomic, astronomical, atrocious, awesome, awful ... show more.

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