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Meaning of MONUMENTAL

Pronunciation:  `mânyu'mentl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  imposing in size or bulk or solidity; "massive oak doors"; "Moore's massive sculptures"; "the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture"; "a monumental scale"
  2. [adj]  of outstanding significance; "Einstein's monumental contributions to physics"
  3. [adj]  relating or belonging to or serving as a monument; "the use of the arch in monumental architecture"; "monumental sculptures"
 

MONUMENTAL is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: big, important, large, massive, monolithic, significant
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mon`u*men"tal\, a. [L. monumentalis: cf. F.
monumental.]
1. Of, pertaining to, or suitable for, a monument; as, a
   monumental inscription.

2. Serving as a monument; memorial; preserving memory. ``Of
   pine, or monumental oak.'' --Milton.

         A work outlasting monumental brass.   --Pope.

 
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