Synonyms of atrocious in English:

atrocious


See definition of atrocious

adjective

1‘atrocious cruelties were committed in the name of religion’

SYNONYMS

brutal, barbaric, barbarous, brutish, savage, vicious, wicked, cruel, nasty, ruthless, merciless, villainous, murderous, heinous, nefarious, monstrous, base, low, low-down, vile, inhuman, infernal, dark, black, black-hearted, fiendish, hellish, diabolical, ghastly, horrible

abominable, outrageous, offensive, hateful, disgusting, despicable, contemptible, loathsome, odious, revolting, repellent, repugnant, abhorrent, harrowing, nightmarish, gruesome, grisly, sickening, nauseating, horrifying, hideous, unspeakable, unforgivable, intolerable, beyond the pale, scandalous, flagrant, execrable

informal horrid, gross, sick-making, sick

British informal beastly

archaic disgustful, loathly, scurvy

rare egregious, flagitious, cacodemonic, facinorous

ANTONYMS

admirable, kindly

2‘the weather was atrocious’

SYNONYMS

appalling, dreadful, terrible, very bad, unpleasant, lamentable, woeful, miserable, poor, inadequate, unsatisfactory

informal abysmal, dire, rotten, crummy, lousy, poxy, yucky, God-awful, the pits

British informal shocking, duff, beastly, chronic, pants, a load of pants, rubbish, rubbishy, ropy

vulgar slang crap, crappy, chickenshit

archaic direful

ANTONYMS

superb