Definitions for monumentalˌmɒn yəˈmɛn tl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mon•u•men•talˌmɒn yəˈmɛn tl(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a monument.

  2. exceptionally great, as in quality or degree:

    a monumental book.

  3. of historical or enduring significance:

    a monumental victory.

Origin of monumental:

1595–1605; < LL monumentālis


Princeton's WordNet

  1. monumental(adj)

    relating or belonging to or serving as a monument

    "the use of the arch in monumental architecture"; "monumental sculptures"

  2. monumental(adj)

    of outstanding significance

    "Einstein's monumental contributions to physics"

  3. 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"


  1. monumental(Adjective)

    in the manner of a monument.

  2. monumental(Adjective)

    large, grand and imposing. Fitting to be a monument to someone or something.

  3. monumental(Adjective)

    Taking a great amount of time and effort to complete

    "a monumental task"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monumental(adj)

    of, pertaining to, or suitable for, a monument; as, a monumental inscription

  2. Monumental(adj)

    serving as a monument; memorial; preserving memory

Translations for monumental

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


of great size or scale

a monumental achievement.

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