HyperDic: enormity

English > 4 senses of the word enormity:
NOUNattributeenormity, outrageousnessthe quality of being outrageous
attributeenormityvastness of size or extent
attributeenormitythe quality of extreme / extreme wickedness
actenormityan act of extreme / extreme wickedness
enormity > pronunciation
Soundsihnao'rmahtiy; iynao'rmahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > enormity: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being outrageous.
BroaderindecencyThe quality of being indecent
English > enormity: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningvastness 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"
Broaderenormousness, grandness, greatness, immenseness, immensity, sizeableness, vastness, widenessunusual largeness in size or extent or number
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Adjectivesenormousextraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree
English > enormity: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe quality of extreme / extreme wickedness.
Broadernefariousness, wickedness, vileness, uglinessThe quality of being wicked
English > enormity: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningAn act of extreme / extreme wickedness.
Broaderatrocity, inhumanityAn act of atrocious cruelty

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