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enormity

noun  us   /ɪˈnɔr·mə·t̬i/

enormity noun (LARGENESS)

[U] great size or amount: The enormity of the wilderness awed us.

enormity noun (TERRIBLE QUALITY)

[C/U] a terrible or immoral act, or how terrible or immoral something is: [U] Shock over the enormity of the crime has subsided. [C] Goya’s etchings depict in shocking detail the enormities of war.
Translations of “enormity”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大小, 巨大, 嚴重性…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大小, 巨大, 严重性…
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