Atrocious and Horrible


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Atrocious adjective – Extremely disturbing or repellent.
Usage example: an atrocious crime that shocked even hardened members of the police force

Horrible is a synonym for atrocious in offensive topic. In some cases you can use "Horrible" instead the word "Atrocious" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like brutal, terrible, shocking. popular alternative
Nearby Words: atrocity, atrociously
Synonyms for Atrocious


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Horrible adjective – Extremely disturbing or repellent.
Usage example: a horrible car accident that left eyewitnesses in a state of shock

Atrocious is a synonym for horrible in loathsome topic. You can use "Atrocious" instead an adjective "Horrible". popular alternative
Nearby Words: horrid, horror, horrify, horribly
Synonyms for Horrible

Things that words describes

grammar atrocious grammar horrible grammar
sense atrocious sense horrible sense
manner atrocious manner horrible manner
life atrocious life horrible life
Other nouns: treatment, fate, luck, case, way, act, example, game, accent, actions, voice, crime, damage, conditions, pun, singer, behavior, skills, puns, acts, monsters, crimes.

Both words in one sentence

  • In Ouran High School Host Club she played Fujioka Haruhi who is an atrocious actor, and apparently a horrible singer... so horrible we never actually hear her sing, but LIPSYNC a song by Chieko Kawabe (who sang the opening).
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