Definitions for massiveˈmæs ɪv
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massive, monolithic, monumental(adj)
imposing in size or bulk or solidity
"massive oak doors"; "Moore's massive sculptures"; "the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture"; "a monumental scale"
being the same substance throughout
imposing in scale or scope or degree or power
"massive retaliatory power"; "a massive increase in oil prices"; "massive changes"
consisting of great mass; containing a great quantity of matter
"Earth is the most massive of the terrestrial planets"
Of or pertaining to a large mass; weighty, heavy, or bulky.
A massive comet or asteroid appears to have ended the era of the dinosaurs.
Much larger than normal.
Compared to its counterparts from World War II, the Abrams main battle tank is truly massive.
Of great significance or import; overwhelming.
The enlightenment comprises massive shifts in many areas of Western thought.
Of particularly exceptional quality or value; awesome.
Did you see Colbert last night? He was massive!
Some bosons are massive while others are massless.
forming, or consisting of, a large mass; compacted; weighty; heavy; massy
in mass; not necessarily without a crystalline structure, but having no regular form; as, a mineral occurs massive
Origin: [F. massif.]
MASSIVE is a high-end computer animation and artificial intelligence software package used for generating crowd-related visual effects for film and television.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'massive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2434
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'massive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1981
Rank popularity for the word 'massive' in Adjectives Frequency: #310
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The group of protesters was massive.
There's not a massive manhunt going on.
It is massive, just look at the photographs.
A massive amount of infrastructure just goes away.
There's a massive amount of money looking for yield.
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