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See definition of atrocious on Dictionary.com
  • adj.outrageous; widely condemned
  • adj.offensive

synonyms for atrocious

  • awful
  • barbaric
  • heinous
  • lousy
  • rotten
  • scandalous
  • shocking
  • bad
  • beastly
  • desperate
  • diabolical
  • fiendish
  • flagrant
  • godawful
  • grody
  • gross
  • hairy
  • monstrous
  • nefarious
  • villainous
  • wicked
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antonyms for atrocious

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  • good
  • magnificent
  • wonderful
  • inoffensive
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How to use atrocious in a sentence

If someone is the same person that committed an atrocious crime, that person will correctly not be found suitable for release.
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Look around for reviews of these sport earbuds and you’ll find a surprising disparity between great and atrocious.
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He also has atrocious hygiene habits, resulting in horrible breath.
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It was fortunate for the Chancellor that the calumnies of which he was the object were too atrocious to be mischievous.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
While visiting one of these, a low class trader arrived who had been guilty of atrocious conduct at Motito.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
The Prince of Taranto, while speaking and acting like a cannibal, was following the inspiration of an atrocious policy.
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Agnes was often a visitor at Bungay, and not a little shocked at the atrocious after-dinner talk of the Bungay Radicals.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
But the atrocious comedy of conjugal love, of unwearying happiness, when for so long I had loved you and thought of you alone!
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
The weather on this day was atrocious, and our last pretence of accurate surveying broke down.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
Herbert died shortly after this atrocious act of tyranny, and Debois also came to an untimely end.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
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