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enormity
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
extreme wickedness

or more rarely (and considered incorrect by many):  enormousness (largeness)
  • He was seeing the enormity of the smallness of the enemy who was destroying the world.
    2.4 Part 2 Chapter 4 — The Sanction of the Victim (63% in)
  • "Ragnar Danneskjold ...." said Rearden, as if he were seeing the whole of the past decade, as if he were looking at the enormity of a crime spread through ten years and held within two words.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (21% in)
  • With an awed contempt-awed by the enormity of the sight-she wondered what inner degradation those men had to reach in order to arrive at a level of self-deception where they would seek the extorted approval of an unwilling victim as the moral sanction they needed, they who thought that they were merely deceiving the world.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (63% in)

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