What does monumental mean?

Definitions for monumental
ˌmɒn yəˈmɛn tlmon·u·men·tal

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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"

GCIDE

  1. Monumental(a.)

    Of lasting significance; as, a monumental work of literature; a monumental accomplishment.

  2. Monumental(a.)

    Exceptionally large in quantity, quality, or degree; as, a monumental amount of work to be done

  3. Origin: [L. monumentalis: cf. F. monumental.]

Wiktionary

  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

  3. Origin: [L. monumentalis: cf. F. monumental.]

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How to say monumental in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of monumental in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of monumental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of monumental in a Sentence

  1. Cometan:

    How does one begin something so monumental?

  2. Samuel Goldwyn:

    I had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn't like it.

  3. Aaron Stein:

    This is a monumental failure on behalf of the United States.

  4. Emma Dwyer:

    Compared to the existing OTC market, it's a monumental change.

  5. William James:

    Religion is a monumental chapter in the history of human egotism.

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