Yet as has been true to date, the costs are monumentally high and the risks are well understood.
What the congressman did was monumentally dumb, as he is the first to admit.
"We were monumentally relevant to the world of wine," states Kluge.
Sending a young woman a lewd photo is not an impeachable offense, but it is monumentally bad judgment.
"monumentally bad timing" was the reaction of one former Bush aide who learned of the book release date.
There is a tank near it that would be beautiful, but for a monumentally ugly iron railing that has recently been put round it.
Although in real life the policeman is so monumentally respectable and solid, on the stage he is never anything but comic.
Chaldea points to a monumentally recorded date nearly 4000 b.c.
Had not Heine and Byron been monumentally bored, they could never have risen to the heights of song.
The average Englishman is tremendously knowledgable about his own concerns and monumentally ignorant about all other things.
c.1600, "pertaining to a monument," from Late Latin monumentalis "pertaining to a monument," from monumentum (see monument). From 1650s in the loose sense of "vast, stupendous." Related: Monumentally.