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ˈmæs ɪvmas·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. massive(adj)

    being the same substance throughout

    "massive silver"

  3. massive(adj)

    imposing in scale or scope or degree or power

    "massive retaliatory power"; "a massive increase in oil prices"; "massive changes"

  4. massive(adj)

    consisting of great mass; containing a great quantity of matter

    "Earth is the most massive of the terrestrial planets"

Wiktionary

  1. massive(Adjective)

    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.

  2. massive(Adjective)

    Much larger than normal.

    Compared to its counterparts from World War II, the Abrams main battle tank is truly massive.

  3. massive(Adjective)

    Of great significance or import; overwhelming.

    The enlightenment comprises massive shifts in many areas of Western thought.

  4. massive(Adjective)

    Of particularly exceptional quality or value; awesome.

    Did you see Colbert last night? He was massive!

  5. massive(Adjective)

    Possessing mass.

    Some bosons are massive while others are massless.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Massive(adj)

    forming, or consisting of, a large mass; compacted; weighty; heavy; massy

    Etymology: [F. massif.]

  2. Massive(adj)

    in mass; not necessarily without a crystalline structure, but having no regular form; as, a mineral occurs massive

    Etymology: [F. massif.]

Freebase

  1. MASSIVE

    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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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'massive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2434

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'massive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1981

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'massive' in Adjectives Frequency: #310

How to pronounce massive?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of massive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of massive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of massive in a Sentence

  1. Larry Hogan:

    We're still having, now with this resurgence here in the United States, massive problems with our testing program, which is still kind of a patchwork of different testing going on in different states around the country.

  2. Milton Waner:

    It’s relentless, at some stage, one or more of these vessels will rupture. Usually it’s associated with minor trauma or it can be spontaneous, and this will lead to a huge, massive hemorrhage and these hemorrhages can be fatal. In addition to this problem, Zoubir’s venous malformation was encroaching on his airway so at some point it would affect his ability to breathe.

  3. Maura McLaughlin:

    We dont know what theyre made of and one really important question is, How massive can you make one of these stars? It has implications for very exotic material that we simply cant create in a laboratory on Earth.

  4. Alistair Boulton:

    Those places are very, very precious. There are perhaps 100,000 people a year who manage to be referred for third country resettlement, syria alone has four million refugees, including massive numbers of people in acute crisis, with unbelievable trauma.

  5. John McCain:

    You have to have a stabilizing force, you're going to also have to have American boots on the ground. That does not mean massive numbers. … But it does mean forward air controllers, Special Forces and many others.

Images & Illustrations of massive

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