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Adjective
Not human in nature or character
“Speaking with a human voice and looking like an animal covered with hair, this monstrous being was the embodiment and personification of all of my misspent energies.”
Adjective
Having the ugly appearance of a monster
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“And then she appeared to him in size a hideous and monstrous witch, a thousand times more repulsive of aspect than the most frightful things seen upon earth.”
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Hideously or monstrously deformed in shape
“It was not unusual for Medieval cultural artifacts to represent monstrous deformity as genuine physical disability with social ostracism indicative of its outcome.”
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Abnormal or freakish in nature or appearance
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“I will proceed to investigate just what kind of monstrous being Gregor has been transformed into.”
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Frightening or terrifying, especially in appearance
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“Yet alternative maps delineated a dark place, a hell of nightmares and bleakness, a strange country of frightening and monstrous creatures in a hostile environment.”
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Extraordinarily and dauntingly large in size, degree or extent
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“The Palace of the Giants was a monstrous structure that took up most of the central area of the ancient agora.”
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Inhumanly or outrageously evil or immorally wrong
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“How long can we go on empowering evil leaders while remaining silent in the face of monstrous crimes against humanity?”
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Very cruel in nature or in one's treatment of others
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“Tell and his compatriots seek to restore the liberty of the people, and end the enslavement by a monstrous tyrant, all the while not shedding unnecessary blood and offering to temper vengeance with mercy.”
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Involving or showing gore, violence and bloodshed
“What was the North's excuse for their monstrous war of plunder and mass murder against their fellow Americans?”
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Disturbing in nature due to references to death or dying
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“He would start vomiting because of the monstrous images of death that he was constantly conjuring up.”
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Abhorrent, deserving of condemnation
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“The monstrous acts of betrayal by men have unleashed the relentless forces of vengeance integral to both blood-kin and feudal cultures.”
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Very unpleasant to the senses, or to experience
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“Food was rotting in takeaway boxes discarded on the floor. A monstrous smell pervaded the whole room.”
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Contrary to reason, truth or logic
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“It may sound like a monstrous suggestion to you, and I'm not even sure that it would work, except as a temporary measure.”
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Conducive to hopelessness
“He expressed grave apprehensions for the future unless positive steps were taken to remedy the monstrous and depressing conditions imposed upon the masses.”
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Very harsh or severe in conditions
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“She demonstrates an amazing gaze of strength and will to live with dignity no matter the monstrous living conditions.”
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Excessive or extreme in amount, level or degree
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To a blatantly great or extreme degree, typically in the negative sense
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Conspicuously or obviously bad, wrong or offensive
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Inclined to behave in a reckless or outrageous manner
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Remarkable and bringing very welcome consequences
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Having too many to count
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Causing or liable to cause death or tragedy
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Relating to or characteristic of hell or the underworld
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To a very large or great degree
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“There, he saw a monstrous beautiful young lady that kneeled with her voluminous rich gown all about her.”
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