|1.||[ adjective ] abnormally large|
|2.||[ adjective ] shockingly brutal or cruel|
|Synonyms:||flagitious grievous heinous atrocious|
"murder is an atrocious crime" "a grievous offense against morality" "a grievous crime" "no excess was too monstrous for them to commit"
|3.||[ adjective ] distorted and unnatural in shape or size; abnormal and hideous|
"tales of grotesque serpents eight fathoms long that churned the seas" "twisted into monstrous shapes"