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enormity

US [ɪˈnɔrməti]
UK [ɪˈnɔː(r)məti]
  • n.巨大;深远影响;严重性;滔天罪行
  • Web暴行;极恶;穷凶极恶
Plural Form:enormities  
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n.
1.
[u]
the ~ of sth
巨大;深远影响;严重性the very great size, effect, etc. of sth; the fact of sth being very serious
the enormity of the task
任务的艰巨性
People are still coming to terms with the enormity of the disaster.
人们仍在逐渐适应忍受这一灾难带来的严重恶果。
The full enormity of the crime has not yet been revealed.
这一罪行的严重性还没有充分揭示出来。
2.
[c][usupl]
滔天罪行;罪大恶极a very serious crime
the enormities of the Hitler regime
希特勒政权的滔天罪行

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