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English definition of “enormity”

enormity

noun uk   /ɪˈnɔː.mɪ.ti/ us    /-ˈnɔːr.mə.t̬i/

enormity noun (SIZE)

[U] very great size or importance: Nobody fully understands the enormity and complexity of the task of reviving the country's economy. I don't think you realize the enormity of the problem.

enormity noun (EVIL ACT)

[C or U] formal an extremely evil act or the quality of being extremely evil
(Definition of enormity from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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