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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·nor·mi·ty n.; pl. Enormities
 1. The state or quality of exceeding a measure or rule, or of being immoderate, monstrous, or outrageous.
    The enormity of his learned acquisitions.   --De Quincey.
 2. That which is enormous; especially, an exceeding offense against order, right, or decency; an atrocious crime; flagitious villainy; an atrocity.
    These clamorous enormities which are grown too big and strong for law or shame.   --South.