[ih-nawr-muh s-nis]


very great or abnormal size, bulk, degree, etc.; immensity; hugeness.

Origin of enormousness

First recorded in 1795–1805; enormous + -ness
Can be confusedenormity enormousness (see usage note at enormity)

Usage note

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Contemporary Examples of enormousness

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Historical Examples of enormousness