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Synonyms for massive
ˈmæs ɪvmas·sive

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  1. massiveadjective

    Of or pertaining to a large mass; weighty, heavy, or bulky.

    A massive comet or asteroid appears to have ended the era of the dinosaurs.

    heavy, weighty, hefty, bulky, substantial

    insubstantial, light

  2. massiveadjective

    Much larger than normal.

    Compared to its counterparts from World War II, the Abrams main battle tank is truly massive.

    enormous, gigantic, great, gargantuan, huge, mahoosive, titanic, colossal, giant

    minuscule, dwarf, tiny, little, microscopic, pint-sized, midget, wee

  3. massiveadjective

    Of great significance or import; overwhelming.

    The enlightenment comprises massive shifts in many areas of Western thought.

    overwhelming, significant, weighty, meaningful, consequential

    inconsequential, trivial, insignificant, unimportant, piddling, trifling

  4. massiveadjective

    stupendous, awesome, super, excellent

    disappointing, crappy, stale, lame

  5. massiveadjective


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. massive

    Large denotes extension in more than one direction, and beyond the average of the class to which the object belongs; we speak of a large surface or a large solid, but of a long line; a large field, a large room, a large apple, etc. A large man is a man of more than ordinary size; a great man is a man of remarkable mental power. Big is a more emphatic word than large, but of less dignity. We do not say that George Washington was a big man.

    abundant, ample, big, broad, bulky, capacious, coarse, colossal, commodious, considerable, enormous, extensive, gigantic, grand, great, huge, immense, large, long, spacious, vast, wide

    brief, diminutive, inconsiderable, infinitesimal, insignificant, limited, little, mean, microscopic, minute, narrow, paltry, petty, scanty, short, slender, slight, small, tiny, trifling, trivial

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. massive

    solid, huge, colossal, weighty, mighty, vast

    slight, petty, stunted, frail, slender, airy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. massive, monolithic, monumentaladjective

    imposing in size or bulk or solidity

    "massive oak doors"; "Moore's massive sculptures"; "the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture"; "a monumental scale"

    monolithic, monumental

    little, small, hollow, light

  2. massiveadjective

    being the same substance throughout

    "massive silver"

    monolithic, monumental

    little, small, light, hollow

  3. massiveadjective

    imposing in scale or scope or degree or power

    "massive retaliatory power"; "a massive increase in oil prices"; "massive changes"

    monolithic, monumental

    little, small, light, hollow

  4. massiveadjective

    consisting of great mass; containing a great quantity of matter

    "Earth is the most massive of the terrestrial planets"

    monolithic, monumental

    little, small, hollow, light

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. massiveadjective

    bulky, heavy, weighty, ponderous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. massiveadjective

    ponderous, bulky, immense, huge, cumbersome, massy

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How to use massive in a sentence?

  1. Shaun Gill:

    It's going to be a massive event. It'll be a good day.

  2. Jonathan Small:

    We need to see a greater focus on teachers with the current dollars that we have already – now that [the legislature] passed one of the highest tax increases in Oklahoma history, with the actions of the legislature … it’s not going to be argued that more additional funds haven’t been pumped into education at a time when Oklahoma is still recovering from a massive economic decline.

  3. Christopher Mooney:

    Right now it looks like we're going to have a massive conflict, however, (legislative leaders) may walk out of (Rauner's) second-floor office tomorrow and say they have a deal.

  4. Rupert Adams:

    I don't genuinely believe that they know themselves but I think everyone expects them to be the perfect family, we've had two bets of 500 pounds both on the name being Alice and this is massive, massive bets for us. The average bet on this type of market is about three to five pounds so a bet of this size is unheard of.

  5. Caroline Bain:

    We think the fourth-quarter (China economic) numbers will pick up as a result of the stimulus we've seen. We're coming to the end of a seasonal lull and it (stimulus) takes time ... to feed through to real demand for metals, whether the Fed hikes tomorrow or not, it's hard to see a massive reaction either way. We've had so much warning this year that the big move in the dollar could be behind us.

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