Definition of monstrosity
1a : a malformation of a plant or animalb : something deviating from the normal : freak
2 : the quality or state of being monstrous the monstrosity of the tsunami's devastation
3a : an object of great and often frightening size, force, or complexity this monstrosity, the atomic bombb : an excessively bad or shocking example The new mall is an architectural monstrosity.
Examples of monstrosity in a sentence
Did you see the new mall? It's a monstrosity.
any monstrosities born to the farm animals were sent to the agricultural college for study
First Known Use of monstrosity
MONSTROSITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of monstrosity for English Language Learners
: something (such as a building) that is very large and ugly
MONSTROSITY Defined for Kids
Definition of monstrosity for Students
: something that is large and ugly
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