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Definition of "monstrosity" []

  • One that is monstrous. (noun)
  • The quality or character of being monstrous. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "monstrosity" in a sentence
  • "The presentation of the monstrosity is a challenge to the Irish people of New York which will be taken up."
  • "Stephen M. Ross, who built the huge two-tower Time Warner Center at the northwest edge of Columbus Circle and tried to foreclose on the Moinian tower - which he described as a monstrosity - walked away, his supporters said, with a $28 million profit, after five months of skirmishing."
  • "For his inaction in this case might indicate a few things about his moral position: that first, that his moral monstrosity is not sufficiently advanced for him to actively compound his original intention, and perhaps more importantly, that he has qualms about excessively acting out his evil intentions."