Definition of monumental in English:


Syllabification: mon·u·men·tal
Pronunciation: /ˌmänyəˈmentl




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  • Suggesting monumentalism in temporary exhibition spaces is tricky.


Pronunciation: /ˌmänyəˌmenˈtalətē/
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  • The monumentality of Amsterdam exists only in the heads of its inhabitants, not on the streets.
  • Some of his compositions, especially those that include a limited number of figures, display a monumentality that is rarely seen in Ethiopian painting.
  • The film's monumentality owes less to its form than its subject - the place of history in culture and of culture in history.


Pronunciation: /-ˈmentl-ē/
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  • Whatever he is advocating at any given moment is monumentally clear and it's unthinkable to him that someone could hold a different opinion, even if he did so himself a short time ago.
  • Responding to a disaster of unprecedented proportions is a monumentally complicated task and it's likely that officials at all levels of government made mistakes.
  • I was monumentally productive today at work, and hopefully I'll have something to show for it by either tomorrow or Friday that I'd like your collective opinion on.

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