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 Meanings and Examples of MASSIVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
massive
 a.  enormous; colossal; consisting of great mass; containing a great quantity of matter
Classic Sentence: (66 in 5 pages)
1  As he stood, he leaned upon his weapon for support, and yet his tall figure and the massive framework of his bones suggested a wiry and vigorous constitution.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
2  Beside the driver there sat a man who could not have been more than thirty years of age, but whose massive head and resolute expression marked him as a leader.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
3  Not one object in England hath met mine eye which it could rest upon with pleasure, save the tombs of our brethren, beneath the massive roof of our Temple Church in yonder proud capital.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
4  He struggled with the power of desperation, for an instant; and then sent up cry upon cry that penetrated even those massive walls, and rang in their ears until they reached the open yard.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
5  Eustacia's manner was as a rule of a slumberous sort, her passions being of the massive rather than the vivacious kind.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
6  Within there was a small corridor, which ended in a very massive iron gate.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
7  He was a large man with rounded shoulders, a massive head, and a broad, intelligent face, sloping down to a pointed beard of grizzled brown.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
8  Then with his lens he tested the hinges, but they were of solid iron, built firmly into the massive masonry.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
9  He was a man of about fifty, tall, portly, and imposing, with a massive, strongly marked face and a commanding figure.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
10  His body was absolutely corpulent, but his face, though massive, had preserved something of the sharpness of expression which was so remarkable in that of his brother.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
11  A brougham was waiting with a very massive driver wrapped in a dark cloak, who, the instant that I had stepped in, whipped up the horse and rattled off to Victoria Station.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
12  Hilton Cubitt shook his massive head.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
13  On the left was a large, deep fireplace, with a massive, overhanging oak mantelpiece.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
14  Finally, to my astonishment, Holmes climbed up on to the massive mantelpiece.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
15  The heavy mahogany table and sideboards, the massive silver, the bright rag rugs on the shining floor were all in their accustomed places, just as if nothing had happened.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence: (54 in 4 pages)
16  There was evidence of massive fraud.
17  We had a massive snowball fight.
18  A massive exodus of doctors is forcing the government to recruit from abroad.
19  After twenty years of heavy beer-drinking he has a massive potbelly.
20  How the massive stones were brought here from hundreds of miles away is/remains a mystery.
21  We must make massive efforts to improve it.
22  Many businesses cashed in on the massive public interest in her death.
23  The stock exchange rallied in response to the announcement of massive American investment.
24  This could mean a massive furlough of government workers.
25  The car was launched with a massive media/advertising blitz, involving newspapers, magazines, television and radio.
26  Meanwhile, the massive aerial bombardment/bombing of military targets continued unabated.
27  After nine months of massive losses the company finally went to the wall.
28  The war caused a massive transfer of population.
29  The tax will require a massive administrative apparatus.
30  That does not require "massive" military intervention, as some have mischievously claimed.