monstrosity


mon·stros·i·ty

noun \män-ˈsträ-sə-tē\

: something (such as a building) that is very large and ugly

plural mon·stros·i·ties

Full Definition of MONSTROSITY

1
a :  a malformation of a plant or animal
b :  something deviating from the normal :  freak
2
:  the quality or state of being monstrous
3
a :  an object of great and often frightening size, force, or complexity
b :  an excessively bad or shocking example

Examples of MONSTROSITY

  1. Did you see the new mall? It's a monstrosity.
  2. <any monstrosities born to the farm animals were sent to the agricultural college for study>

First Known Use of MONSTROSITY

15th century

mon·stros·i·ty

noun \män-ˈsträs-ət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural mon·stros·i·ties

Medical Definition of MONSTROSITY

1
a : a malformation of a plant or animal b : monster
2
: the quality or state of deviating greatly from the natural form or character
mon·strous \ˈmän(t)-strəs\ adjective

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