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monstrosity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of monstrosity

  1. 1 a person, thing, or event that is far from normal <any monstrosities born to the farm animals were sent to the agricultural college for study> Synonyms abnormality, anomaly, monster, freakRelated Words abortion, malformation, miscreation, mutant, mutation; character, crackbrain, crackpot, crank, eccentric, kook, nut, oddball, screwball, weirdo; aberrant, deviant; individualist, maverick, nonconformist; curiosity, peculiarity, singularity; aberration, exception, irregularity, oddity, rarityNear Antonyms sample, specimen; commonplace, usualAntonyms average, norm, normal, par, standard

  2. 2 a strange or horrible and often frightening creature <filled the haunted house with all sorts of spooks and mechanical monstrosities> Synonyms grotesque, grotesquerie (also grotesquery), monster, ogreRelated Words ogress; Frankenstein; bête noire, bogey (also bogie or bogy), bugaboo, bugbear; banshee, bogeyman (also bogyman), demon (or daemon), devil, fiend, fright, imp, incubus; horror, terror; abomination, anathema; abnormality, freak; mutant, mutation

  3. 3 something unpleasant to look at <we were glad when the city tore down that monstrosity that used to stand across from the park> Synonyms fright, hideosity, horror, mess, eyesore, sightRelated Words eye-catcher; blot, smear, smudge, spot, stainNear Antonyms vision

  4. 4 the quality of inspiring intense dread or dismay <the monstrosity of the famine can scarcely be conveyed to those who have not witnessed it in person> Synonyms atrociousness, atrocity, awfulness, dreadfulness, frightfulness, ghastliness, grisliness, gruesomeness, hideousness, horridness, horror, repulsivenessRelated Words badness, baseness, depravedness, depravity, diabolicalness, evil, evilness, foulness, heinousness, immorality, iniquitousness, iniquity, invidiousness, sinfulness, ungodliness, viciousness, vileness, wickedness; accursedness, cursedness, deplorableness, despicableness, detestableness, execrableness, hatefulness, loathsomeness, reprehensibleness; creepiness, eeriness, fearfulness, fearsomeness, ghostliness, ghoulishness, scariness; agony, anguish, hellishness, misery, torment, tortureNear Antonyms agreeableness, delightfulness, pleasantness, pleasurableness; allurement, appeal, attraction, attractiveness, desirability, desirableness

  5. 5 the state or quality of being utterly evil <the monstrosity of the terrorists' actions shocked the entire civilized world> Synonyms atrociousness, atrocity, badness, depravedness, depravity, diabolicalness, evilness, heinousness, hideousness, enormity, sinfulness, vileness, wickednessRelated Words accursedness, baseness, cursedness, devilishness, execrableness, fiendishness, hellishness; corruption, decadence, degeneracy, pervertedness; immorality; infamy, notorietyNear Antonyms morality; chasteness, innocence, purityAntonyms goodness, righteousness, virtuousness





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