MONUMENTAL in a Sentence

Learn MONUMENTAL from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
Word in Sentence
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works?
Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of MONUMENTAL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
monumental
 a.  massive; taking a great amount of time and effort to complete; in manner of a monument
Classic Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
1  A monumental aspect often has its birth in ruin.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—HOUGOMONT
2  It slopes downwards, is planted with gooseberry bushes, choked with a wild growth of vegetation, and terminated by a monumental terrace of cut stone, with balustrade with a double curve.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—HOUGOMONT
3  Its two slopes have been appropriated for the monumental hillock.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—NAPOLEON IN A GOOD HUMOR
4  He was even the author of the monumental window.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—MASTER GORBEAU
5  It consisted of enormous voids of stone catch-basins sometimes surrounded by stone posts, with monumental effrontery.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—FUTURE PROGRESS
6  Quickly she snatched the curtain lengths from Scarlett, holding them against her monumental, sagging breasts as if they were holy relics.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
7  His insolence is monumental and his shamelessness about his profiteering makes me boil.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVI
8  He looked leafless, spectral, and his chair monumental.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 13
9  Outside was a considerable yard full of monumental masonry.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
10  This was so much her normal state, that Joe and I would often, for weeks together, be, as to our fingers, like monumental Crusaders as to their legs.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IV
11  The tall marble fireplace had a cold and monumental whiteness.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In III
12  And over her grave, the infamy that she must carry thither would be her only monument.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
13  I parted from him, poor fellow, at the corner of the street, with his great kite at his back, a very monument of human misery.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. DEPRESSION
14  "Yes, this is a monument he is setting up here," said Anna, turning to Dolly with that sly smile of comprehension with which she had previously talked about the hospital.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 20
15  On the front of the monument was inscribed: "The families of Saint-Meran and Villefort," for such had been the last wish expressed by poor Renee, Valentine's mother.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 105. The Cemetery of Pere-la-Chaise.
Example Sentence:
1  Writing a dictionary of any language is a monumental task.
2  Banks and building societies were yesterday accused of monumental incompetence.
3  Time and weather had long ago effaced the inscription on the monument.
4  Death comes to all, but great achievements raise a monument which shall endure until the sun grows old.
5  The annual arts festival is a monument to her vision and hard work.
6  The company is a monument to Sir Peter's energy and vision.
7  This pillar is a monument to all those who died in the civil war.
8  He erected a monument on the spot where his daughter was killed.
9  A monument was erected to the memory of that great scientist.
10  The park that encloses the monument has recently been enlarged.
11  This whole city is a monument to his skill as a planner and administrator.
12  The pyramids are a living monument to the skill of their builders.
13  A monument is a statue or building created to commemorate a person, event or as an artistic object.
14  These monuments are a vital part of the cultural heritage of South America.
15  With an outsize extravaganza that reached deep into the repertory of classical music and ballet, traversed the sights and sounds of the world's largest geopolitical expanse, soared into outer space and swept across millenniums of history in a celebration of everything from czarist military might to Soviet monumentalism, a swaggering, resurgent Russia turned its Winter Olympic aspirations into reality on Friday night.