Meaning of monumental

mon•u•men•tal

Pronunciation: (mon"yu-men'tl), [key]
— adj.
  1. resembling a monument; massive or imposing.
  2. exceptionally great, as in quantity, quality, extent, or degree: a monumental work.
  3. of historical or enduring significance: a monumental victory.
  4. having the quality of being larger than life; of heroic scale.
  5. of or pertaining to a monument or monuments.
  6. serving as a monument.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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