|1.||(of objects) large in mass; bulky, heavy, and usually solid|
|2.||impressive or imposing in quality, degree, or scope: massive grief|
|3.||relatively intensive or large; considerable: a massive dose|
|4.||pathol affecting a large area of the body: a massive cancer|
|a. (of igneous rocks) having no stratification, cleavage, etc; homogeneous|
|b. (of sedimentary rocks) arranged in thick poorly defined strata|
|6.||mineralogy without obvious crystalline structure|
|7.||slang a group of friends or associates; gang: the Staines massive|
|[C15: from French massif, from masse|
massive mas·sive (mās'ĭv)
Large in comparison with the usual amount.
Affecting a large area of bodily tissue; widespread and severe.