Meaning of “enormity” in the English Dictionary

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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.

(Definition of “enormity” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)