HyperDic: atrocity

English > 2 senses of the word atrocity:
NOUNattributeatrocity, atrociousness, barbarity, barbarousness, heinousnessthe quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane
actatrocity, inhumanityan act of atrocious cruelty
atrocity > pronunciation
Soundsahtraa'sahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > atrocity: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane.
Synonymsatrociousness, barbarity, barbarousness, heinousness
Broaderinhumaneness, inhumanityThe quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others
Spanishatrocidad, barbaridad, barbarie, salvajada
Catalanatrocitat, barbàrie, barbaritat, salvatgeria, salvatjada
Adjectivesatrociousshockingly brutal or cruel
English > atrocity: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn act of atrocious cruelty.
Synonyminhumanity
Narrowerbrutality, barbarity, barbarism, savageryA brutal barbarous savage act
enormityAn act of extreme / extreme wickedness
outrageA wantonly cruel act
Broadercruelty, inhuman treatmentA cruel act
Spanishatrocidad, inhumanidad
Catalanatrocitat, inhumanitat
Adjectivesatrociousshockingly brutal or cruel

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