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Synonyms for atrocious

Adjective

1. atrocious, flagitious, grievous, monstrous, evil (vs. good)
usage: shockingly brutal or cruel; "murder is an atrocious crime"; "a grievous offense against morality"; "a grievous crime"; "no excess was too monstrous for them to commit"
2. atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, terrible, unspeakable, bad (vs. good)
usage: exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"
3. atrocious, frightful, horrifying, horrible, ugly, alarming (vs. unalarming)
usage: provoking horror; "an atrocious automobile accident"; "a frightful crime of decapitation"; "an alarming, even horrifying, picture"; "war is beyond all words horrible"- Winston Churchill; "an ugly wound"
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