In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The bald figures of lives prematurely ended, of families bereaved before they should have been, however, barely hint at the enormity of the crime this man committed.
- I am of course worried for him - you cannot ignore the threats, they had such enormity.
- Such bloodstained enormities pass unnoticed now in a media pummelled into numbness by a government at last bereft of any moral sense or shame.
- There is no doubt that the person to be tried committed criminal enormities.
- Knowing that there were moments such as these does nothing to diminish a sense of the enormity and horror of what went on.
- Some have defended plays about the notorious killings by reasoning that they serve to remind people of the enormity of the crimes.
- They should be incarcerated for decades to contemplate the enormity of their crimes.
- Our gestures and words can seem small in the face of such enormity.
- Henderson would carry into battle a keen humour and surrealistic artistry as a civilising force to offset the enormities of war.
- Like all the figures churned out in the aftermath of the tsunami, bewildering in their range and enormity, it can only be an estimate and will remain so for some time.
- That is why to me in a crisis of this enormity, I want to know the pure ‘news’ first before I can process the rest of it.
- Even two months later, the enormity of the crime has not totally sunk in.
- Before the human and financial enormities of that conflict, leaders and citizens assumed that wars were what countries did.
- She gasped as she realized the full enormity of the situation.
- There is, indeed, a sense of frustration with the difficulty, complexity and enormity of the issues that surround Family Law.
- Even as the full enormity of the attack continued to sink in, Nato and the UN Security Council were falling in behind the US line.
- Even when the full enormity of the earthquake sank in, the scientists were at a loss to know what to do.
- The complexity and enormity of the problem - it was out of our experience.
- Men cease to be surprised at the most hideous moral enormities.
- The full enormity of the tragedy has now emerged, and large sums of money have been pledged.
- ‘When you are dealing with murder, the enormity of the crime is such that there is no other appropriate sentence only a mandatory life sentence,’ he said.
- This because the horror, the scale, the quantitative enormity and ‘serial’ nature of the crimes had exceeded any individual legal responsibility.
1.2(crime)atrocidad femininebarbaridad feminine
2(great size)enormidad feminine
- The Government has not grasped the full enormity of what is happening to this industry.
- Such tools can create the illusion of enormity in a small room, or conversely create intimacy in vast spaces.
- Considering the physical and societal enormity of China, however, the number of photographs devoted to the western provinces seems disproportionate.
- When someone of that enormity is taken out of your life in the present, someone who's been there as a part of your life for 30 years, as in my case, obviously, it's going to leave a void.
- With the multi-million euro shopping centre at its Shandon location now in full swing the enormity of its benefit to the overall economy of the town can hardly be overstated.
- At this stage I have not had the opportunity to review the draft plan at the Council chambers so do not know the full enormity of the plan.
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