enormity: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (i-nôr'mi-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties
- outrageous or heinous character; atrociousness: the enormity of war crimes.
- something outrageous or heinous, as an offense: The bombing of the defenseless population was an enormity beyond belief.
- greatness of size, scope, extent, or influence; immensity: The enormity of such an act of generosity is staggering.
- enormity (Thesaurus)