monumental definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, resembling, or serving as a monument.
    • Impressively large, sturdy, and enduring.
    • Of outstanding significance: Einstein's monumental efforts to physics.
    • Astounding: monumental cowardice; monumental talent.
    • in the manner of a monument.
    • big, grand and imposing. Installing to-be a monument to someone or something.
    • using lots of time and effort to complete
    • Of, with respect to, or suitable for, a monument.
    • Serving as a monument; memorial; preserving memory.
    • Of lasting importance.
    • extremely large in quantity, high quality, or level
    • imposing in proportions or volume or solidity
    • pertaining or belonging to or offering as a monument
    • of outstanding relevance
  • others:
    • Of, with respect to, or connected with a monument or monuments: as, a monumental inscription.
    • owned by a tomb.
    • Serving as a monument or as material for a monument; memorial; preserving memory: because, a monumental pillar.
    • obtaining the personality of a monument; resembling a monument.
    • Conspicuous and permanent; typically prominent; impressive.
    • Conspicuous as a monument; notable; exorbitant; amazing: as, monumental impudence.
  • noun:
    • A monumental record; a memorial.

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