He had not realized the enormousness of the task of putting a fellow-man out of the world.
But what is most astonishing about the Tribute is its enormousness.
We speak of the enormity of an offence but of the enormousness of a crowd.
They were silent alike before the enormousness and the enormity of this.
And I thought, too, of the enormousness of their stationery bills.
I urged him with the enormousness of the offence, but I made no impression.
I'm as liberal as any of them—or that my liberality won't cost me anything—the enormousness of the data that we shall have.
So letter-perfect was he in his lines that a layman might have scouted his realization of the enormousness of his responsibility.
But no merely physical ratio can convey the impression of enormousness that a great naval gun makes on the imagination.