Definition of 'monumental'
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To finish top of that lot is a monumental task. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Such sublime simplicity shines through other aspects of this short but monumental work. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is change on a monumental scale. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was a monumental effort by those two. The Sun (2012)They should give out medals for that monumental task. Christianity Today (2000)It took a monumental effort for her to do that. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The task is monumental and the portents not promising. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But it will take monumental efforts to end the trade. The Sun (2013)Either man will have a monumental task to avoid relegation. The Sun (2014)This monumental group of works were made over 20 years of study and sculptural refinement. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Quite small, it has a monumental scale. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That was a monumental blunder. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His work is far removed from the old idea of monumental outdoor sculpture on a plinth, enhancing the panorama with solemn dignity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At public hearings New Yorkers demanded something monumental. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If there's any saving grace, it is that it appears to be a monumental blunder. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can't go through something as monumental as this, come out the other side together and not be stronger for it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'monumental'
British English: monumental ADJECTIVE
You can use monumental to emphasize the size or extent of something.
It had been a monumental blunder to give him the assignment.
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