What does enormity mean?

Definitions for enormity
ɪˈnɔr mɪ tienor·mi·ty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word enormity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outrageousness, enormity(noun)

    the quality of being outrageous

  2. enormity(noun)

    vastness of size or extent

    "in careful usage the noun enormity is not used to express the idea of great size"; "universities recognized the enormity of their task"

  3. enormity(noun)

    the quality of extreme wickedness

  4. enormity(noun)

    an act of extreme wickedness

Wiktionary

  1. enormity(Noun)

    Extreme wickedness, nefariousness.

    Not until the war ended and journalists were able to enter Cambodia did the world really become aware of the enormity of Pol Pot's oppression.

    Etymology: From énormité, from enormitatem, from enormis.

  2. enormity(Noun)

    An act of extreme evil or wickedness.

    Etymology: From énormité, from enormitatem, from enormis.

  3. enormity(Noun)

    Hugeness, enormousness, immenseness.

    Etymology: From énormité, from enormitatem, from enormis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enormity(noun)

    the state or quality of exceeding a measure or rule, or of being immoderate, monstrous, or outrageous

    Etymology: [L. enormitas, fr. enormis enormous: cf. F. normit. See Enormous.]

  2. Enormity(noun)

    that which is enormous; especially, an exceeding offense against order, right, or decency; an atrocious crime; flagitious villainy; an atrocity

    Etymology: [L. enormitas, fr. enormis enormous: cf. F. normit. See Enormous.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enormity in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enormity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of enormity in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Those who do acknowledge/believe that God is bigger than their predicaments are never moved/worried by the enormity of their unfavourable predicaments. Moreover, they are never moved/worried by what people think about them. But on the contrary, it is only those who fail to realize/believe that God is bigger than their predicaments are moved/worried by predicaments. And that's why, eventually they are often overwhelmed by their predicaments. But I urge you, dare to realize/believe in the biggness of God over all your current predicaments.

  2. M Scott Peck:

    Most do not fully see this truth that life is difficult. Instead they moan more or less incessantly, noisily or subtly, about the enormity of their problems, their burdens, and their difficulties as if life were generally easy, as if life should be easy. They voice their belief, noisily or subtly, that their difficulties represent a unique kind of affliction that should not be and that has somehow been especially visited upon them, or else upon their families, their tribe, their class, their nation, their race or even their species, and not upon others.

  3. Shivnath Thukral:

    The enormity of it is quite well defined, and that is one of the reasons we think it is also one of our top priorities to keep elections safe and secure in India, we've been working for months and applying different learnings from different parts of the world to... ensure that there is no abuse on the platform.

  4. Muda Yusuf:

    The president doesn't seem to appreciate the enormity of the disruption that the CBN policy on foreign exchange is causing in the economy.

  5. The Omani Shed:

    Forty years of change and evolution,they barely even tapped the enormity of Omani people’s potential.

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