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Definition of monstrous:

  1. Abounding in monsters.
  2. Exceedingly; very; very much.
  3. Extraordinary in a way to excite wonder, dislike, apprehension, etc.; - said of size, appearance, color, sound, etc.; as, a monstrous height; a monstrous ox; a monstrous story.
  4. Extraordinary on account of ugliness, viciousness, or wickedness; hateful; horrible; dreadful.
  5. Having the qualities of a monster; deviating greatly from the natural form or character; abnormal; as, a monstrous birth.
  6. Marvelous; strange.

Synonyms:

unkind, grave, big, ludicrous, humongous, macabre, nightmarish, cosmic, antic, mastodonic, large, irrational, heartrending, stupendous, unattractive, uncomely, deformed, huge, ill-judged, giant, unnatural, right, horrid, unreasonable, frightful, incorrect, plain, scandalous, supersize, wicked, horrible, foolish, shocking, absurd, painful, uncharitable, leviathan, dreadful, unbeautiful, nightmare, atrocious, jumbo, monumental, nonsensical, ugly, preposterous, king-size, Himalayan, erroneous, heinous, fantastical, mighty, titanic, ill-considered, ridiculous, senseless, homely, abnormal, unhandsome, cruel, whopping, elephantine, heartbreaking, mountainous, immense, Herculean, weighty, ghastly, unsightly, heavy, super, mega, inconclusive, unusual, vasty, anomalous, astronomical, outrageous, whacking, chimerical, gigantic, life-threatening, gigantesque, pitiless, distorted, severe, unlovely, gargantuan, prodigious, pythonic, hateful, mistaken, bumper, pharaonic, fantastic, super-duper, massive, behemoth, paradoxical, Cyclopean, lurid, usual, mammoth, stupid, ill-favored, grisly, wild, tremendous, ill-advised, misshapen, oceanic, appalling, false, unpretty, outrageous, planetary, unspeakable, unappealing, grotesque, flagitious, infatuated, freakish, uncanny, supersized, inhuman, colossal, heroic, grand, walloping, hard, massy, evil, freaky, Brobdingnagian, shapeless, enormous, dangerous, vast, horrifying, gruesome, grievous, monster, awful, horrendous, grim, horrific, terrific, serious, vile, unpleasing, Bunyanesque, galactic.

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