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massive

Massive means enormous. Obviously, Mt. Everest is massive, but a massive budget cut isn't necessarily big in physical mass; it's something that is imposing in scale or power. A massive budget cut can do a lot of damage.

Unless someone is referring to your intellect, massive is not a word you want used in a description of your attributes. Massive is a nice one to trot out when huge, gigantic, and enormous sound too over-the-top. Politicians use it often. Massive could also be the best way to describe the wave you surfed on your Hawaiian vacation or the size of the fish you nearly caught on that trip with your friends.

Definitions of massive
  1. adjective
    consisting of great mass; containing a great quantity of matter
    “Earth is the most massive of the terrestrial planets”
    Synonyms:
    heavy
    of comparatively great physical weight or density
  2. adjective
    imposing in size or bulk or solidity
    massive oak doors”
    “Moore's massive sculptures”
    synonyms: monolithic, monumental
    big, large
    above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
  3. adjective
    imposing in scale or scope or degree or power
    massive retaliatory power”
    “a massive increase in oil prices”
    massive changes”
    Synonyms:
    big, large
    above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
  4. adjective
    being the same substance throughout
    massive silver”
    Synonyms:
    solid
    entirely of one substance with no holes inside
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