Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Enormity"

The meaning of "Enormity" in various phrases and sentences

Q: enormity ne anlama geliyor?
A: Well.

Originally it meant "badness".
E.g. "The enormity of his crime was shocking".

However, it sounds like "enormous" (which means "very big") and is an adjective, so it is often used to mean "enormousness".

It's still mostly used to describe things that are bad and abstract, like "crime" or "mistake".

Example sentences using "Enormity"

Q: enormity ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Enormity is like "big-ness". The noun concept of being enormous.

The sailors were shocked by the enormity of the blue whale.
The alien mothership's enormity became clear as it hovered over the city.
The enormity of his situation only dawned on him as he was thrown into jail.
Q: enormity ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: The man comitted a grave enormity by killing another person
Q: enormity ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: I can't quite think of a situation where you would use the word "enormity" in an everyday conversation. you could say "the enormity of it was overwhelming" or something like that, but more often than not we would say something else instead of "enormity"

Other questions about "Enormity"

Q: What does enormity means and how do you pronounce it?
A: Enormity is a word to describe how big something is, e.g. 'The enormity of the statue shocked me.' It's pronounced e-NOR-me-ti

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