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monumental

mon·u·men·tal

monumental

 
 
pronunciation:
man y men tl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: massive, imposing, or extremely conspicuous.
The newscaster's error was so monumental that the network received thousands of calls.
synonyms:
imposing, massive, whopping
similar words:
colossal, conspicuous, enormous, glaring, grand, mountainous, prodigious, prominent, striking, stupendous, tremendous, walloping
definition 2: having enduring significance.
The signing of the declaration was a monumental act.
similar words:
classic, enduring, historic, immortal, lasting, memorable, significant
definition 3: of, pertaining to, or serving as a memorial.
similar words:
commemorative, monolithic
derivations: monumentally (adv.), monumentality (n.)