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Synonyms for atrocity
əˈtrɒs ɪ tiatroc·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. atrocity, atrociousness, barbarity, barbarousness, heinousnessnoun

    the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane

    atrociousness, barbarousness, barbarism, brutality, inhumanity, heinousness, barbarity, savagery

  2. atrocity, inhumanitynoun

    an act of atrocious cruelty

    barbarity, inhumaneness, heinousness, barbarousness, atrociousness, inhumanity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. atrocitynoun

    heinousness, atrociousness, enormity, flagrancy, villany, flagitiousness, depravity, wickedness

  2. atrocitynoun

    atrocious crime, flagitious villany

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. atrocitynoun

    heinousness, enormity, nefariousness, flagrancy, crime, outrage

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  1. List of paraphrases for "atrocity":

    outrage, ugliness, cruelty, monstrosity, barbarity

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  1. Anuj Somany:

    The level of brand publicity has gone so low that they can even weave the fabricated stories of atrocity or molestation to do product or services sales promotion.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    When the crafty fox talks through its channel that Jackal alleges Wolf for the atrocity on animals & demands an independent enquiry and spreads this news across the jungle, only foolish beings cheer and get excited. The smart cum alert ones know that the accused will get the clean chit as it's an old game between the two to abuse verbally and blame each other in the daylight to show themselves rivals but secretly remain united in the night to enjoy party together.

  3. Ayman Abdel Nour:

    In the beginning, she was not in favor of all this killing and mass atrocity, but after those emails were leaked about women in his entourage, we heard she wanted to leave with her children, but the Army did not permit them to go, then her father came and struck a deal that she starts playing an active first lady role in the government [and]in exchangeshe would support the president with her love and smile.

  4. Hua Chunying:

    No matter what steps Japan may take to promote and market their mistaken position it cannot change the basic reality that the Diaoyu islands belong to China, the Nanjing massacre was an atrocity carried out by the Japanese militarists when they invaded China. The evidence is cast iron and a conclusion was reached long ago about it. This whitewashing and censoring by Japan in these text books again shows that Japan is unwilling to face up to historical mistakes.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The percentage of sales or service target in job description is nothing but the indicator of an atrocity on that person in an organization.

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