Atrocious and Shocking


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

Shocking is a synonym for atrocious (British) in right topic. In some cases you can use "Shocking" instead an adjective "Atrocious", when it comes to topics like outrageous, horrendous, appalling, horrid. informal substitute
Nearby Words: atrocity, atrociously
Synonyms for Atrocious


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Shocking adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: the shocking appearance of a shark just a few yards off shore

Atrocious is a synonym for shocking in appalling topic. You can use "Atrocious" instead an adjective "Shocking", if it concerns topics such as right, outrageous, horrendous, horrid. popular alternative
Nearby Words: shock, shocked, shockingly, shocker
Synonyms for Shocking

Things that words describes

manner atrocious manner shocking manner
part atrocious part shocking part
way atrocious way shocking way
speed atrocious speed shocking speed
Other nouns: example, acts.

Both words in one sentence

  • Web Animation / X-Ray and Vav Atrocious Alias: Hilda comments that X-Ray and Vav's names sound stupid, shocking them because they thought they sounded cool.
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