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- (obsolete) Hugeness, great size.
- (obsolete) Enormity, outrageous cruelty or savagery.
- 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069; The Anatomy of Melancholy: […], 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970, (please specify |partition=1, 2, or 3):, II.i.4.2:
- ‘Barbarous immanity’ (Melancthon terms it) ‘and folly to be deplored, so to contemn the percepts of health […] ’