how to pronounce enormity


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the above transcription of enormity is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

enormity is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of enormity in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… 2,000 words a day the enormity of …”

meanings of enormity


  1. A breach of law or morality; a transgression, an act of evil or wickedness.
  2. Deviation from moral normality; extreme wickedness, nefariousness, or cruelty.
  3. Deviation from what is normal or standard; irregularity, abnormality.
  4. Great size; enormousness, hugeness, immenseness.

enormity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word enormity occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics enormity can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that enormity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with enormity


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