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atrocity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of atrocity

  1. 1 the quality of inspiring intense dread or dismay the undeniable atrocity of the forced march of Cherokees known as the Trail of Tears Synonyms of atrocity atrociousness, horror, awfulness, dreadfulness, frightfulness, ghastliness, grisliness, gruesomeness, hideousness, horridness, monstrosity, repulsivenessWords Related to atrocity badness, baseness, depravedness, depravity, diabolicalness, evil, evilness, foulness, heinousness, immorality, iniquitousness, iniquity, invidiousness, sinfulness, ungodliness, viciousness, vileness, wickedness; accursedness, cursedness, deplorableness, despicableness, detestableness, execrableness, hatefulness, loathsomeness, reprehensibleness; creepiness, eeriness, fearfulness, fearsomeness, ghostliness, ghoulishness, scariness; agony, anguish, hellishness, misery, torment, tortureNear Antonyms of atrocity agreeableness, delightfulness, pleasantness, pleasurableness; allurement, appeal, attraction, attractiveness, desirability, desirableness

  2. 2 the state or quality of being utterly evil was appalled by the atrocity of Stalin's mass executions Synonyms of atrocity atrociousness, enormity, badness, depravedness, depravity, diabolicalness, evilness, heinousness, hideousness, monstrosity, sinfulness, vileness, wickednessWords Related to atrocity accursedness, baseness, cursedness, devilishness, execrableness, fiendishness, hellishness; corruption, decadence, degeneracy, pervertedness; immorality; infamy, notorietyNear Antonyms of atrocity morality; chasteness, innocence, purityAntonyms of atrocity goodness, righteousness, virtuousness

  3. 3 disposition to willfully inflict pain and suffering on others wars often unleash a level of atrocity that would be unimaginable in peacetime Synonyms of atrocity atrociousness, cruelty, barbarity, barbarousness, brutality, cruelness, fiendishness, heartlessness, inhumanity, inhumanness, sadism, savageness, savagery, truculence, viciousness, wantonnessWords Related to atrocity hard-heartedness, mercilessness, pitilessness, ruthlessness, unfeelingness; fellness, ferociousness, ferocity, fierceness, grimness; bloodlust, bloodthirstiness, murderousness, sanguineness, sanguinity; cattiness, despitefulness, hatefulness, malevolence, maliciousness, malignity, meanness, nastiness, spitefulness; hardhandedness, harshness, heavy-handedness, oppressivenessNear Antonyms of atrocity tenderness, warmheartedness, warmness, warmth; charitableness, clemency, leniency, mercifulness, mercy, pityAntonyms of atrocity benignity, compassion, good-heartedness, humaneness, humanity, kindheartedness, kindness, sympathy, tenderheartedness



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