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monumental

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adjective mon·u·men·tal \ˌmän-yə-ˈmen-təl\

Simple Definition of monumental

  • : very important

  • : very great or extreme

  • : of or relating to a monument

Full Definition of monumental

  1. 1 :  serving as or resembling a monument :  massive; also :  highly significant :  outstanding

  2. 2 :  of or relating to a monument

  3. 3 :  very great <a monumental misunderstanding>

mon·u·men·tal·i·ty play \-mən-ˈta-lə-tē, -ˌmen-\ noun
mon·u·men·tal·ly play \-təl-ē\ adverb

Examples of monumental

  1. It's more than a mistake; it's a case of monumental stupidity.

  2. the monumental complexity of the issue

  3. Repairing the damage will be a monumental task.

  4. The class was about modern monumental architecture.



1596

First Known Use of monumental

1596



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