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Overview of adj atrocious

The adj atrocious has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. atrocious, flagitious, grievous, monstrous

(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

(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

(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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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