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massive

mas·sive

massive

 
pronunciation:
mae sihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: consisting of a very large amount or quantity of matter; big and heavy; solid.
It is truly amazing that these massive stones were moved without the use of modern machinery.The fighter had a massive chest.
synonyms:
huge
antonyms:
tenuous, wispy
similar words:
bulky, cumbersome, dense, enormous, gargantuan, gigantic, great, heavyweight, hefty, humongous, mountainous, solid, substantial, tremendous
definition 2: impressive in size; imposing.
The building of the bridge was a massive project.
 
synonyms:
monumental, tremendous
antonyms:
tiny
similar words:
enormous, gargantuan, gigantic, great, mammoth, mighty, mountainous, prodigious, stupendous, towering
definition 3: in medicine, overwhelming or spread throughout the body.
The man had a massive heart attack.She died from a massive infection.
derivations: massively (adv.), massiveness (n.)
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