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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 enor·mi·ty /ɪˈnɔrməti/

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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the quality of being outrageous [syn: outrageousness]
      2: vastness of size or extent; "in careful usage the noun
         enormity is not used to express the idea of great size";
         "universities recognized the enormity of their task"
      3: the quality of extreme wickedness
      4: an act of extreme wickedness