Origin of massive
OTHER WORDS FROM massivemas·sive·ly, adverbmas·sive·ness, mas·siv·i·ty, noun
Other definitions for massive (2 of 2)
How to use massive in a sentence
The group-think and liberal high-fiving was as bad as ever and continues to be a massive trap and distraction for journalists.
Then, when he was about 15, he went alone to Mexico City to work at a massive recycling facility, he told me when I called to interview him recently.
I’m focused on building Calendly into a massive standalone business.Meet the unicorn founder that braved war zones and missed meetings to make his mark on the startup world|Lucinda Shen|November 20, 2020|Fortune
The plan calls for massive spending to undo the learning loss that students have experienced over the last nine months.The Learning Curve: Even With Schools Closed, State of District ‘Unstoppable’|Will Huntsberry|November 19, 2020|Voice of San Diego
He wasn’t helping them, he was abusing them and there’s a big massive difference.Woman sues after learning ‘anonymous’ sperm donor was her own fertility doctor|Rachel Weiner|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Like the financial sector, the housing industry is massively regulated in all sorts of ways.
Like any massively successful property, the Turtles eventually began influencing its audience in unsuspecting ways.How the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Inadvertently Caused an Environmental Crisis|Alex Suskind|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why [are they] targeting, massively and worldwide, this RAT in particular?
Meanwhile, sea level rise will emerge as a huge, inexorable and massively expensive problem.
What is wrong and embarrassing is the President of the United States reciting a massively discredited factoid.
Language is probably the most self-contained, the most massively resistant of all social phenomena.Language|Edward Sapir
The waggoner, throned aloft, rolling massively in his seat, was not so much below Paul's eye.Sons and Lovers|David Herbert Lawrence
Iron Thoughts, twice as broad across the back as Tick-Tock, twice as massively muscled, looked like a devil-beast even to her.Novice|James H. Schmitz
A bust of Swedenborg over a massively carved bookcase, filled with volumes of royal exterior, attracted Emily's eye.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
Stress and thrust answer each other directly, simply, massively.Parallel Paths|Thomas William Rolleston
British Dictionary definitions for massive
- (of igneous rocks) having no stratification, cleavage, etc; homogeneous
- (of sedimentary rocks) arranged in thick poorly defined strata