massive massive  /ˈmæ sɪv/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) imposing in size or bulk or solidity
  2. (adj) being the same substance throughout
  3. (adj) imposing in scale or scope or degree or power
  4. (adj) consisting of great mass; containing a great quantity of matter

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. I love the San Nicola football stadium in Bari, Italy, which is a massive statementbig petals of concrete that come out of the ground.
  2. Bernard Madoff, the former Nasdaq chairman who was charged on Thursday with massive fraud, was long considered to be quirky.
  3. Typically, a massive star exhausts the elemental fuel in its core and begins to collapse inward.

News

  1. Massive sinkhole swallows car in Toledo

    TOLEDO, Ohio– A massive sinkhole opened up in the middle of a road, sending one woman to the hospital. Authorities...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Oklahoma's NewsChannel 4

  2. Massive popcorn ball to greet Indiana fair visitors

    A northeastern Indiana company hopes to break a record by creating a massive popcorn ball to serve as the centerpiece at this year's Indiana State Fair.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: WTHR Indianapolis

  3. Massive fire guts motel under construction

    Massive fire guts motel under construction Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 7:41 am, Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Massive fire guts motel under construction By about 6 p.m. the firefighters were still at the scene pouring water on the charred, smoldering rubble.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

Quotes

  1. The legislation would permit plaintiffs' lawyers immediately to freeze Iraqi funds and would expose Iraq to "massive liability in lawsuits concerning the misdeeds of the Saddam Hussein regime," Stanzel said.
    on Dec 28, 2007 By: Scott Stanzel Source: Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

  2. "This massive bailout is not a solution. It is financial socialism and it's un-American," said Senator Jim Bunning, a member of Bush's Republican Party.
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Jim Bunning Source: AFP

  3. "An attack on Israel would incur massive retaliation by the United States," said Clinton.
    on Apr 26, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Chicago Tribune

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