(Latin) enormitas, from enormis enormous: confer (French) énormité. See Enormous.
1. The state or quality of exceeding a measure or rule, or of being immoderate, monstrous, or outrageous. The enormity of his learned acquisitions. De Quincey.2. That which is enormous; especially, an exceeding offense against order, right, or decency; an atrocious crime; flagitious villainy; an atrocity. These clamorous enormities which are grown too big and strong for law or shame. South.
See a mistake? Help us improve the quality of the definitions. It's fast and easy - simply click the edit icons and follow the prompts. Thank you for your help!
Visitors are welcome to help us expand the meaning of enormity. Fill in the form below to add your definition, example or comment.
Prove you are not a machineEnter the code
Other words similar to enormity can be found below:
Thank you for visiting international-dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with over 200,000 definitions of words and phrases. You are visitor 33 on this page. Please help us expand the meaning of enormity by providing an alternate definition or example above. Please add comments to help us improve the site. There are 6 Categories for this word. This is word 78908 in our dictionary.