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monstrosity
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
something that is ugly or terrible — typically large
  • Such a being is a metaphysical monstrosity, struggling to oppose, negate and contradict the fact of his own existence, running blindly amuck on a trail of destruction, capable of nothing but pain.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (19% in)
  • ...worship of sun and moon and wind and rain and of any thug who announces himself as their spokesman, provided his words are unintelligible and his mask sufficiently frightening-he wishes, begs and crawls, and dies, leaving you, as a record of his view of existence, the distorted monstrosities of his idols, part-man, part-animal, part-spider, the embodiments of the world of non-A. His is the intellectual state of your modern teachers and his is the world to which they want to bring you.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (59% in)

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