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English Word:

enormity


English Pronunciation:

e•nor•mi•ty


Noun:


⇨Plural Forms

Enormities


⇨Etymology

(Latin) enormitas, from enormis enormous: confer (French) énormité. See Enormous.


⇨Definition

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.



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