monstrosity


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

monstrosity

 [mon-stros´ĭ-te]
1. great congenital deformity; see monster.

monstrosity

1. great congenital deformity.
2. a monster or teratism.
References in periodicals archive ?
This money could be used to raze the monstrosity to the ground and build an appropriate facility for a successful track.
In Beloved, Sethe is a technology of monstrosity "against whom," as Halberstam asserts of Dracula, "the normal and the lawful, the marriageable and the heterosexual can be known and quantified" (89).
It culminates in a brief, obligatory for monstrosity studies, snippet on Frankenstein.
The "European Union" is a monstrosity that will never work completely; already the 25 countries keep quarrelling, and people are finally starting to realize what a socialistic trap it is.
These dudes sure as hell have gone a long way from the little street oriented spot of the first days to the concrete monstrosity of today.
They tear down their house to build a mammoth monstrosity of a mansion, complete with a helicopter pad on top
It is dishonest, and worse, to accuse this honorable man of the monstrosity which is anti-Semitism or to facilely dismiss him as an enemy of human freedom.
As for the monstrosity of God in requiring this death of Jesus: One has only to read or watch the news to see what monsters human beings can be in their dealings with each other and the unbelievable and sometimes unbearable suffering this causes.
Who in their wisdom decided that this monstrosity needed to be put outside someone's front room, and I would ask whether Centro's spokesman would like it outside his house.
one gets a glimpse of the un-Catholic, even un-Christian spiritual failure of this architectural monstrosity.
leads Prospero to interpret his servan t's outward monstrosity as a sign of inner spiritual deformity" (218).
IT'S refreshing to find something alternative and entertaining amongst the monstrosity called 'the charts'