What does the word enormity mean?

Usage examples for enormity

  1. She appeared to have no other feeling than that of the enormity of her crime. – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn
  2. None but those who were acquainted with the Bonaparte family can form any idea of the enormity of this offence. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton