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monstrosity

[ mon-stros-i-tee ]
/ mɒnˈstrɒs ɪ ti /
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noun, plural mon·stros·i·ties.

the state or character of being monstrous.
a monster or something monstrous.

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Origin of monstrosity

1545–55; <Late Latin mōnstrōsitās, equivalent to Latin mōnstrōs(us) monstrous + -itās-ity
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British Dictionary definitions for monstrosity

monstrosity
/ (mɒnˈstrɒsɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

an outrageous or ugly person or thing; monster
the state or quality of being monstrous
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