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Synonyms for atrocious

Synonyms for (adjective) atrocious

Synonyms: atrocious, ugly, frightful, horrible, horrifying Definition: provoking horror Usage: 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

Similar words: alarming Definition: frightening because of an awareness of danger

Synonyms: abominable, atrocious, awful, unspeakable, painful, terrible, dreadful Definition: exceptionally bad or displeasing Usage: atrocious taste; abominable workmanship; an awful voice; dreadful manners; a painful performance; terrible handwriting; an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room

Similar words: bad Definition: having undesirable or negative qualities Usage: a bad report card; his sloppy appearance made a bad impression; a bad little boy; clothes in bad shape; a bad cut; bad luck; the news was very bad; the reviews were bad; the pay is bad; it was a bad light for reading; the movie was a bad choice

Synonyms: flagitious, monstrous, grievous, atrocious Definition: shockingly brutal or cruel Usage: murder is an atrocious crime; a grievous offense against morality; a grievous crime; no excess was too monstrous for them to commit

Similar words: evil Definition: morally bad or wrong Usage: evil purposes; an evil influence; evil deeds