noun, plural monstrosities.
the state or character of being monstrous.
a monster or something monstrous.

1545–55; < Late Latin mōnstrōsitās, equivalent to Latin mōnstrōs(us) monstrous + -itās -ity Unabridged
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monstrosity (mɒnˈstrɒsɪtɪ)
n , pl -ties
1.  an outrageous or ugly person or thing; monster
2.  the state or quality of being monstrous

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Word Origin & History

1550s, "abnormality of growth," from L.L. monstrositas "strangeness," from L. monstrosus, a collateral form of monstruosus (cf. Fr. monstruosité); see monster. Sense of "quality of being monstrous" is first recorded 1650s. Noun meaning "a monster" is attested from 1640s.
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Example sentences
The hotel is a generally comfortable old wooden monstrosity.
We ignore the monstrosity of managerial vocabulary too easily.
Call it what you will, but doing nothing is preferable to this monstrosity of a
Some of the tourism plant is tasteful, but some is a monstrosity.
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