Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Constituting a large mass; ponderous.

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Usage examples "massive":

  1. Over her massive buildings and pretty streets, the veil of night is cast in vain! - "Eight days in New Orleans in February, 1847", Albert James Pickett.
  2. Found it upon the massive and eternal rock, you cannot make it more enduring than his fame! - "The American Union Speaker", John D. Philbrick.
  3. Upon the top of this building of Augustus, Vespasian built his palace in A. D. 70, not only using the walls of the older palace as a support for his own, but filling the chambers of the earlier building entirely up with earth, so that they became a solid massive foundation. - "Walks in Rome", Augustus J.C. Hare.