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enormity

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Noun

Singular
enormity

Plural
enormities

enormity (enormities)
  1. (uncountable) Extreme wickedness, nefariousness.
  2. (countable) An act of extreme evil or wickedness.
  3. (uncountable) (proscribed) Hugeness, enormousness, immenseness.

Usage notes

  • The spreading use of enormity as a synonym of enormousness has been hotly disputed, but appears to become more and more accepted.

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