Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
Got it
Search
Americans were outraged and horrified by this president's reckless spending and his endless assaults on the Constitution, but no issue drove them to rise up and fight back like Obamacare - both the abominable legislative monstrosity itself and the tyrannical, corrupt manner by which Obama crammed it through the legislative process.
David Limbaugh

Meaning of "monstrosity" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF MONSTROSITY

monstrosity  [mɒnˈstrɒsɪtɪ] play
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
section

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MONSTROSITY

1
noun
0
adjective
0
verb
0
adverb
0
pronoun
0
preposition
0
conjunction
0
determiner
0
exclamation
Monstrosity is a noun.
info
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
section

WHAT DOES MONSTROSITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Monstrosity

Monstrosity may refer to: ▪ Monstrosity, a death metal band from Florida ▪ Monstrosity, a science fiction film from 1964 ▪ Monstrosity!, a 1988 album by the California State University, Los Angeles Jazz Ensemble ▪ Montrosity, can a song of Guns N' Roses could be launched in 2012...
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp

definitionDefinition of monstrosity in the English dictionary

The definition of monstrosity in the dictionary is an outrageous or ugly person or thing; monster. Other definition of monstrosity is the state or quality of being monstrous.

facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
section

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MONSTROSITY


atrocity
əˈtrɒsɪtɪ
ferocity
fəˈrɒsɪtɪ
generosity
ˌdʒɛnəˈrɒsɪtɪ
irreciprocity
ɪˌresɪˈprɒsɪtɪ
leprosity
leˈprɒsɪtɪ
literosity
ˌlɪtəˈrɒsɪtɪ
microporosity
ˌmaɪkrəʊpɔːˈrɒsɪtɪ
numerosity
ˌnjuːməˈrɒsɪtɪ
operosity
ˌɒpəˈrɒsɪtɪ
overgenerosity
ˌəʊvəˌdʒenəˈrɒsɪtɪ
ponderosity
ˌpɒndəˈrɒsɪtɪ
ponderousness
ˌpɒndəˈrɒsɪtɪ
porosity
pɔːˈrɒsɪtɪ
reciprocity
ˌrɛsɪˈprɒsɪtɪ
scirrhosity
sɪˈrɒsɪtɪ
serosity
sɪˈrɒsɪtɪ
tenebrosity
ˌtenəˈbrɒsɪtɪ
torosity
tɔːˈrɒsɪtɪ
tuberosity
ˌtjuːbəˈrɒsɪtɪ
ungenerosity
ˌʌnˌdʒɛnəˈrɒsɪtɪ
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
section

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MONSTROSITY

monsieur
Monsignor
Monsignori
monsignorial
monsoon
monsoon rains
monsoonal
monsoons
monster
monster truck
monstera
monstering
monstrance
monstrosities
monstrous
monstrously
monstrousness
monstruosity
monstruous
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
section

WORDS THAT END LIKE MONSTROSITY

adiposity
animosity
curiosity
fabulosity
glutinosity
grandiosity
heterozygosity
homozygosity
impetuosity
kinematic viscosity
luminosity
nebulosity
pomposity
religiosity
scrupulosity
tortuosity
university
verbosity
virtuosity
viscosity
zygosity
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp

Synonyms and antonyms of monstrosity in the English dictionary of synonyms

Synonyms
SYNONYMS
section

SYNONYMS OF «MONSTROSITY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «monstrosity» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonym
synonyms of monstrosity
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp

Translation of «monstrosity» into 25 languages

Translator
TRANSLATOR
online translator
section

TRANSLATION OF MONSTROSITY

Find out the translation of monstrosity to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
info
The translations of monstrosity from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «monstrosity» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

怪物
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

monstruosidad
570 millions of speakers

English

monstrosity
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुरूपता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المسخ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

чудовище
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

monstruosidade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিকট মূর্তি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

monstruosité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Monstrosity
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ungeheuerlichkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

怪物
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

괴물
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Monstrosity
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vật dị hình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கொடூரத்தையும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

राक्षसीपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

canavarlık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mostruosità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

potworność
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чудовисько
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

monstruozitate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τερατούργημα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gedrog
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

monster
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uhyrlighet
5 millions of speakers
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp

Trends of use of monstrosity

TRENDS
section

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MONSTROSITY»

The term «monstrosity» is regularly used and occupies the 62.060 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Regularly used
71
/100
stars
info
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «monstrosity» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of monstrosity
info
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «monstrosity».
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
section

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MONSTROSITY» OVER TIME

info
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «monstrosity» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «monstrosity» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about monstrosity

Examples
EXAMPLES
section

6 QUOTES WITH «MONSTROSITY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word monstrosity.
1
autor
Madonna Ciccone
I'm ambitious. But if I weren't as talented as I am ambitious, I would be a gross monstrosity.
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
2
autor
Nigel Farage
If I was a Greek citizen I'd be out there trying to bring down this monstrosity that has been put upon those people.
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
3
autor
George Gallup
I could prove God statistically. Take the human body alone - the chances that all the functions of an individual would just happen is a statistical monstrosity.
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
4
autor
Lindsey Graham
The healthcare bill not only is a monstrosity in terms of growing the government and cutting out the private sector, the way it was passed was sleazy. Every old Washington trick was used to pass the healthcare bill.
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
5
autor
David Limbaugh
Americans were outraged and horrified by this president's reckless spending and his endless assaults on the Constitution, but no issue drove them to rise up and fight back like Obamacare - both the abominable legislative monstrosity itself and the tyrannical, corrupt manner by which Obama crammed it through the legislative process.
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
6
autor
Johann Most
If we hope and even assume that the social question will be answered through communism, and not in this or that country but in the world, any thought of centralization must be a monstrosity.
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
section

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MONSTROSITY»

Discover the use of monstrosity in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to monstrosity and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Frankenstein, Creation and Monstrosity
Elizabeth A. Kaye specializes in communications as part of her coaching and consulting practice. She has edited Requirements for Certification since the 2000-01 edition.
autorStephen Bann, 1994
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
2
Monstrosity
Clare Prentiss thinks her new home and her new job as security chief at the clinic seems too good to be true. But the truth is worse than she could ever imagine as Clare is soon stalked by monstrous creations of genetic mutation. Original.
autorEdward Lee, 2003
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
3
The Monstrosity of Christ: Paradox or Dialectic?
In The Monstrosity of Christ, Žižek and Milbank go head to head for three rounds, employing an impressive arsenal of moves to advance their positions and press their respective advantages.
autorSlavoj Žižek, John Milbank, Creston Davis, 2011
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
4
In Frankenstein's shadow: myth, monstrosity, and ...
This book surveys the early history of one of our most important modern myths: the story of Frankenstein and the monster he created from dismembered corpses, as it appeared in fictional and other writings before its translation to the ...
autorChris Baldick, 1990
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
5
Club Monstrosity
Natalie’s one of Frankenstein’s creations and works in a New York City morgue.
autorJesse Petersen, 2013
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
6
Medieval Monstrosity and the Female Body
In this study, Miller argues that one incarnation of monstrosity in the Middle Ages—the female body—exists in special relation to medieval teratology insofar as it resists the customary marginalization that defined most other monstrous ...
autorSarah Alison Miller, 2010
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
7
Monstrosity: The Human Monster in Visual Culture
But what is the function of a monster? Why do we need to embody and represent what is monstrous? This book investigates the appearance of the human monster in Western culture, both historically and in our contemporary society.
autorAlexa Wright, 2013
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
8
'The Shame of All Her Kind': A Genealogy of Female ...
It seems that a more positive imagining of female power and agency was conceivable in the Middle Ages, with a creature such as Melusine; through the early modern period, this positive conception of the monstrous female became more and more ...
autorMaria Frangos, 2008
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
9
Abnormal: Lectures at the Collège de France 1974-1975
Rather, it is the simple fact that for a woman she has perverse tastes, that she loves women, and it is this monstrosity, which is not a monstrosity of nature but a monstrosity of behavior, that calls for condemnation. Monstrosity, therefore, is no  ...
autorMichel Foucault, Valerio Marchetti, Antonella Salomoni, 2003
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
10
Hybridity, Identity, and Monstrosity in Medieval Britain: On ...
A study of the monsters that haunt twelfth-century British texts.
autorJeffrey Jerome Cohen, 2006
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
section

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MONSTROSITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term monstrosity is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Could a Saharan Super-Skyscraper Be the Future of Urban Living?
But this Saharan monstrosity isn't entirely a pipe dream either. The longstanding movement to build self-contained city-structures dates back ... «GOOD Magazine, Jul 15»
2
Kelcey Carlson is a no-fuss Fox 9 anchor and a kind lunchbox lady
“I was bringing [my lunches in] this monstrosity, this massive picnic cooler. If you could imagine a lunch cooler where you have enough room for ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
3
El Reg hosts the IBM Bluemix Programming Competition 2015
... together an program that can run within a time limit or on limited resources rather than just lashing together a hideous brute-force monstrosity. «The Register, Jul 15»
4
Comic Box: Vaughn's 'We Stand on Guard' big issue with huge impact
... the action picks up again and yet another four legged robotic monstrosity attacks and the Canadians are forced to defend themselves again. «NJ.com, Jul 15»
5
Immigration Agency: New Citizens No Longer Need to Pledge to …
The insurance industry needed some reform but imposing this template for government run healthcare by imposing the Obamacare monstrosity ... «PJ Media, Jul 15»
6
Planned Parenthood Proves That 'Pro-Choicers' Hate Women
... noting how particularly twisted it is that progressivism has turned femininity, of all things, into this violent, anti-child, predatory monstrosity. «TheBlaze.com, Jul 15»
7
Powerful monument set for Chula Vista
The plant, decommissioned in 2010, was often called an eyesore and monstrosity, but to Chula Vista native and former Mayor Cheryl Cox, the ... «The San Diego Union-Tribune, Jul 15»
8
What is a 'computer' anymore?
In 70 or so years, a computer went from being a room-sized monstrosity that ran on pulleys and bulbs to a four-ounce touchscreen that's as ... «Mashable, Jul 15»
9
From Riches to (Do) Rags: The Biggest Financial Meltdowns in Hip …
... from school to see who had charted on TRL, as well as watch the latest automobile monstrosity that had been transformed on Pimp My Ride. «Highsnobiety, Jul 15»
10
Elderly residents anger and fear over plans to knock their East …
... want to be named, said: "These are our beautiful homes, but they are to be knocked away so that they can replace it with some monstrosity. «East Grinstead Courier & Observer, Jul 15»
facebooktwittergoogle+whatsapp
APA
REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Monstrosity [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/monstrosity>. Nov 2018 ».
en
English dictionary English dictionary
educalingo Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
to top
en