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enormousness

[ ih-nawr-muhs-nis ]
/ ɪˈnɔr məs nɪs /
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noun

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

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Origin of enormousness

First recorded in 1795–1805; enormous + -ness

words often confused with enormousness

See enormity.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH enormousness

enormity, enormousness (see confusables note at enormity)

Words nearby enormousness

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