noun/nombre (plural -ties)
- 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (wickedness) enormidad (feminine)More example sentences1.2 countable/numerable (crime) atrocidad (feminine), barbaridad (feminine)
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- The full enormity of the tragedy has now emerged, and large sums of money have been pledged.
- This because the horror, the scale, the quantitative enormity and ‘serial’ nature of the crimes had exceeded any individual legal responsibility.
- Even as the full enormity of the attack continued to sink in, Nato and the UN Security Council were falling in behind the US line.
- There is no doubt that the person to be tried committed criminal enormities.
- Such bloodstained enormities pass unnoticed now in a media pummelled into numbness by a government at last bereft of any moral sense or shame.
- Before the human and financial enormities of that conflict, leaders and citizens assumed that wars were what countries did.
- 2 uncountable/no numerable (great size) enormidad (feminine)More example sentences
- The Government has not grasped the full enormity of what is happening to this industry.
- With the multi-million euro shopping centre at its Shandon location now in full swing the enormity of its benefit to the overall economy of the town can hardly be overstated.
- At this stage I have not had the opportunity to review the draft plan at the Council chambers so do not know the full enormity of the plan.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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