Noun(1) the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane(2) an act of atrocious cruelty
(1) Meat eaters think this is a joke but it's not funny to people who believe it's an atrocity to eat murdered animals.(2) the house was a split-level atrocity(3) And so they became a marginal but prophetic group willing to testify with their lives to the atrocity of war and coercion.(4) I remember thinking that if I were blindfolded and forced to taste and identify this carbonated atrocity , I would have guessed it was antifreeze, aftershave or pond water.(5) The entire war is an atrocity , a war crime, launched on the basis of lies.(6) The father of one of the Bali bombing victims spoke yesterday of his anger at the amount of publicity being given to those arrested for the atrocity .(7) Given that war itself is an atrocity the scene you described in your article still makes a citizen sick with shame and indignation.(8) The scale of the atrocity may actually have speeded up the collective urge to absorb the shock and get back to business.(9) The effect of an atrocity of such a magnitude on the government and public should never be underestimated.(10) scenes of hardship and atrocity(11) While some of my colleagues are asking kids to change out of shirts that expose their midriffs and skirts that fall ten inches or so above the knee, I usually find myself blissfully unaware of the tasteless atrocities that I am supposedly bombarded with on a daily basis.(12) Their endurance in battle soon became as legendary as their involvement in a number of war crimes and atrocities .(13) The region has been the scene of some of the worst atrocities in the five-year-old civil war in Congo.(14) They are forced to commit atrocities against their own families and communities.(15) Some of them also said they had been forced to witness or commit atrocities , including rape and murder.(16) Much of the fighting and many atrocities against civilians took place in Bosnia.
1. abomination ::
3. inhumanity ::
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