Definitions for monumental
ˌmɒn yəˈmɛn tlmon·u·men·tal
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word monumental.
relating or belonging to or serving as a monument
"the use of the arch in monumental architecture"; "monumental sculptures"
of outstanding significance
"Einstein's monumental contributions to physics"
massive, monolithic, monumentaladjective
imposing in size or bulk or solidity
"massive oak doors"; "Moore's massive sculptures"; "the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture"; "a monumental scale"
Of lasting significance; as, a monumental work of literature; a monumental accomplishment.
Exceptionally large in quantity, quality, or degree; as, a monumental amount of work to be done
in the manner of a monument.
large, grand and imposing. Fitting to be a monument to someone or something.
Taking a great amount of time and effort to complete
"a monumental task"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Memorial; preserving memory.
Etymology: from monument.
When the sun begins to fling
His flaring beams, me, goddess, bring
To arched walks of twilight groves,
And shadows brown that Sylvan loves,
Of pine or monumental oak. John Milton.
The destruction of the earth was the most monumental proof that could have been given to all the succeeding ages of mankind. John Woodward, Nat. Hist. p. ii.
The polish’d pillar different sculptures grace,
A work outlasting monumental brass. Alexander Pope.
Perseverance keeps honour bright:
To have done, is to hang quite out of fashion,
Like rusty mail in monumental mockery. William Shakespeare.
I’ll not scar that whiter skin of her than snow,
And smooth as monumental alabaster. William Shakespeare, Othello.
Therefore if he needs must go,
And the fates will have it so,
Softly may he be possest
Of his monumental rest. Richard Crashaw.
of, pertaining to, or suitable for, a monument; as, a monumental inscription
serving as a monument; memorial; preserving memory
Etymology: [L. monumentalis: cf. F. monumental.]
The numerical value of monumental in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of monumental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
The story of Alwyn's heroism has inspired so many people and I can not wait for the day that his family will receive the nation's highest award for combat valor on his behalf, america can never fully repay the ultimate debt paid by our heroes like Alwyn Cashe -- but what we can do is honor them for their sacrifices. This is a monumental accomplishment for Alwyn's family, who have waited 15 years for this moment.
Insignificant events can take on monumental proportions when your head is full of practically nothing.
It’s a monumental win for Donald Trump, the message is being sent loud and clear that Republicans want to throw Washington on its head.
We're watching a monumental moment in the history of cinema unfold -- one that the entire world is experiencing together.
My focus today is on a monumental moment in American history : the impeachment trial of Donald Trump. Together, we are going to go forward and defeat the most dangerous president in American history.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for monumental
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for monumental »
Find a translation for the monumental definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Discuss these monumental definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"monumental." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 5 Oct. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/monumental>.