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monstrous

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繼承中古英語 monstrous,來自古法語 monstrueusemonstrüos,來自拉丁語 mōnstrōsus。對照monstruous

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monstrous (比較級 more monstrous最高級 most monstrous)

  1. 醜惡的,醜陋的;駭人聽聞的;極端荒謬
  2. 巨大的,龐大
    a monstrous height
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    • 1901 12月 20, “The Ringing of Plants”, 出自 The Agricultural Journal and Mining Record[1], 卷 4, 期 21,頁號 663:
      Possibly monster pumpkins may become still more monstrous by the shoots being ringed, and so may other vegetables and fruits where quality is of less importance than mere size.
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  3. 怪異的,怪誕
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    • 1650, Jeremy Taylor, The rule and exercises of holy living:
      He, therefore, that refuses to do good to them whom he is bound to love [] is unnatural and monstrous in his affections.
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  4. 神話怪物有關的,似怪物的;充滿怪物的
  5. (obsolete) 非常奇怪的,奇妙的,幻想

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monstrous

  1. monstruous的另一種寫法