noun, plural mon·stros·i·ties.
Origin of monstrosity
Examples from the Web for monstrosity
Contemporary Examples of monstrosity
As he starts to comprehend the monstrosity that is Walter White, Hank realizes that Walt has just beat this kid up emotionally.Dean Norris Deconstructs “Breaking Bad’s” Hank Schrader
September 2, 2013
And then she revealed that this monstrosity of electronic expression can be found right there in the chat box.Facebook Is Giving Users More Ways to Express Themselves. And It’s Terrible.
August 28, 2013
If he remains silent in the face of the verbal assault, that silence will be taken as consent, thus proving his monstrosity.Of Pigs, Bad Literature, and DSK: Marcela Iacub’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’
February 27, 2013
And then that idea became a vehicle to think through much larger questions about love and loneliness and monstrosity.Karen Russell: How I Write
February 6, 2013
We board the monstrosity that is Celebrity Reflection and I at long last take in a cruise ship.My Great Art-Hoax Experiment
December 9, 2012
Historical Examples of monstrosity
In short, Beauty Smith was a monstrosity, and the blame of it lay elsewhere.White Fang
PAN, monstrosity, musical instrument maker, friend of poets.Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date
He strained his eyes to distinguish the monstrosity more clearly.The Pygmy Planet
John Stewart Williamson
Even in what looks to us like defect and monstrosity, she is never incorrect.Diderot and the Encyclopdists
Against himself, clergyman and gentleman, the monstrosity of the charge was clear.The Country House
noun plural -ties
1550s, "abnormality of growth," from Late Latin monstrositas "strangeness," from Latin monstrosus, a collateral form of monstruosus (cf. French monstruosité); see monster. Earlier form was monstruosity (c.1400). Sense of "quality of being monstrous" is first recorded 1650s. Meaning "a monster" is attested from 1640s.