enormousness enormousness


  • (n) unusual largeness in size or extent or number


  1. The human species has a prodigious power to litter, but the popular belief has been that the sheer enormousness of space prevents humans from doing too much damage.
  2. Perhaps the enormousness of the problem obscures it; the prospect of cleaning waters and preserving forests appears so vast as to be out of the reach of individuals.
  3. Breuer, a veteran of four previous infectious-disease outbreaks, appreciated the enormousness of the job ahead of him.
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anachronistic anachronistic
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