Monstrous vs Unendurable - What's the difference?

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Monstrous is a related term of unendurable.

As adjectives the difference between monstrous and unendurable

is that monstrous is hideous or frightful while unendurable is not to be endured; intolerable.




(en adjective)
  • hideous or frightful
  • * Shakespeare
  • So bad a death argues a monstrous life.
  • enormously large
  • a monstrous height
    a monstrous ox
  • freakish or grotesque
  • * John Locke
  • a monstrous birth
  • * Jeremy Taylor
  • He, therefore, that refuses to do good to them whom he is bound to love is unnatural and monstrous in his affections.
  • of, or relating to a mythical monster; full of monsters
  • * Milton
  • Where thou, perhaps, under the whelming tide / Visitest the bottom of the monstrous world.
  • (obsolete) marvellous; strange
  • Synonyms

    * See also



    Alternative forms

    * unindurable


    (en adjective)
  • Not to be endured; intolerable.
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