Definition of atrociousness in US English:



  • See atrocious

    • ‘Stravinsky was, in Adorno's opinion, evading existentialist man's duty to confront his own times in all their complexity and atrociousness.’
    • ‘In the opinion of the Chamber, there is no doubt that considering their undeniable scale, their systematic nature and their atrociousness, the massacres were aimed at exterminating the group that was targeted.’
    • ‘In her autobiography she said curiosity had made her take the job, but 60 years on she admits she failed to let herself see the atrociousness of the regime she worked for.’
    • ‘Despite its revulsion at the atrociousness of the law, the appeals court did not take the next logical step and void the law completely.’