atrocity


atrocity
Synonyms and related words:
abomination, abuse, acuteness, affront, animality, aspersion, atrociousness, awfulness, bad, bane, banefulness, barbarity, befoulment, blight, bloodlust, breach, brickbat, brutality, contempt, contumely, corruption, crime, crime against humanity, cruelty, crying evil, cut, damage, deadly sin, defilement, delinquency, dereliction, desecration, despite, despoliation, destruction, destructiveness, detriment, direness, disgrace, disservice, dreadfulness, dump, enormity, error, evil, extremity, failure, fault, felony, ferociousness, fierceness, flagitiousness, flout, flouting, force, furiousness, genocide, gibe, great wrong, grievance, grimness, gross injustice, guilty act, harm, harshness, havoc, heavy sin, heinousness, hideousness, horribleness, horridness, horror, humiliation, hurt, ignominy, ill, ill-treatment, ill-usage, ill-use, impetuosity, imposition, impropriety, inclemency, indignity, indiscretion, inexpiable sin, infamy, infection, inhumanity, iniquity, injury, injustice, insult, intensity, jeer, jeering, knavery, lapse, malefaction, malfeasance, malignity, maltreatment, malum, mercilessness, mindlessness, minor wrong, miscarriage of justice, mischief, misdeed, misdemeanor, misfeasance, mistreatment, mock, mockery, molestation, monstrousness, mortal sin, murderousness, nonfeasance, obliquity, offense, omission, outrage, peccadillo, peccancy, pitilessness, pity, poison, pollution, profanation, put-down, raw deal, reprobacy, rigor, roughness, sacrilege, savagery, scandal, scoff, scurrility, severity, shame, sharpness, sin, sin of commission, sin of omission, sinful act, slip, taunt, terrible thing, terribleness, terrorism, the worst, tort, toxin, transgression, trespass, trip, uncomplimentary remark, ungentleness, unutterable sin, vandalism, vehemence, venial sin, venom, vexation, viciousness, villainy, violation, violence, virulence, wickedness, woe, wrong

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