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a·tro·cious

atrocious

 
pronunciation:
tro shihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: very evil, cruel, or brutal.
He was punished for the atrocious crime.
synonyms:
abominable, bad, brutal, evil, horrible, monstrous, ruthless, terrible
antonyms:
admirable, humane, kindly
similar words:
cruel, gruesome, hideous, inhuman, outrageous, savage, vicious
definition 2: (informal) very bad; awful.
That dinner was atrocious.
synonyms:
awful, bad, horrible, terrible
similar words:
ghastly, horrid, tasteless
derivations: atrociously (adv.), atrociousness (n.)
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