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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hideously, horridly, monstrouslyadverb

    in a hideous manner

    "her face was hideously disfigured after the accident"

  2. heinously, monstrouslyadverb

    in a terribly evil manner

    "the child was heinously murdered"

  3. grotesquely, monstrouslyadverb

    in a grotesque manner

    "behind the house lay two nude figures grotesquely bald, with deliberate knife-slashes marking their bodies"


  1. monstrouslyadverb

    In a monstrous manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Monstrouslyadverb

    Etymology: from monstrous.

    He walks;
    And that self chain about his neck,
    Which he forswore most monstrously to have. William Shakespeare.

    Tiberius was bad enough in his youth, but superlatively and monstrously so in his old age. Robert South, Sermons.

    These truths with his example you disprove,
    Who with his wife is monstrously in love. John Dryden, Juv.


  1. monstrously

    Monstrously typically refers to something that is done in a shockingly evil or terrible way, or to a very great degree. It can denote something that is excessively large or extreme, horribly ugly or cruel. It's often used to describe actions, situations, or characteristics that are horrifying, outrageous, or extraordinarily different.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monstrouslyadverb

    in a monstrous manner; unnaturally; extraordinarily; as, monstrously wicked

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of monstrously in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of monstrously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of monstrously in a Sentence

  1. Eddie Jones:

    It didn't really bother me who they did and didn't pick because it's coming in waves, if it wasn't the team that played against Tonga, which was monstrously physical and powerful, then it's the team that they've picked at the moment, which is going to be very, very fast.

  2. Anna Garlin Spencer:

    The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement in a manner that would be amusingly absurd were it not so monstrously unjust and socially harmful.

  3. David Axelrod:

    The presidency is a monstrously taxing job and the stark reality is the president would be closer to 90 than 80 at the end of a second term, and that would be a major issue.

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