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monstrosity

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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

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2 a strange or horrible and often frightening creature
  • filled the haunted house with all sorts of spooks and mechanical monstrosities

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3 something unpleasant to look at
  • we were glad when the city tore down that monstrosity that used to stand across from the park

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5 the state or quality of being utterly evil
  • the monstrosity of the terrorists' actions shocked the entire civilized world

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The first known use of monstrosity was in the 15th century

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“Monstrosity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/monstrosity. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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