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English adjective: atrocious

1. atrocious shockingly brutal or cruel


SamplesMurder is an atrocious crime.
A grievous offense against morality.
A grievous crime.
No excess was too monstrous for them to commit.


Synonymsflagitious, grievous, monstrous


Similarevil


Antonymsgood

2. atrocious exceptionally bad or displeasing


SamplesAtrocious taste.
Abominable workmanship.
An awful voice.
Dreadful manners.
A painful performance.
Terrible handwriting.
An unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room.


Synonymsabominable, awful, dreadful, painful, terrible, unspeakable


Similarbad


Antonymsgood

3. atrocious provoking horror


SamplesAn atrocious automobile accident.
A frightful crime of decapitation.
An alarming, even horrifying, picture.
War is beyond all words horrible.
An ugly wound.


Synonymsfrightful, horrible, horrifying, ugly


Similaralarming


Antonymsunalarming









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