- atrocious ► ADJECTIVE 1) horrifyingly wicked. 2) informal extremely bad or unpleasant.DERIVATIVES atrociously adverb.ORIGIN from Latin atrox 'cruel' .
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atrociously — adverb 1. in a terrible manner (Freq. 1) she sings terribly • Syn: ↑terribly, ↑awfully, ↑abominably, ↑abysmally, ↑rottenly • Derived from adjective: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
Atrociously — Atrocious A*tro cious, a. [L. atrox, atrocis, cruel, fierce: cf. F. atroce.] 1. Extremely heinous; full of enormous wickedness; as, atrocious guilt or deeds. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterized by, or expressing, great atrocity. [1913 Webster]… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
atrociously — adverb see atrocious … New Collegiate Dictionary
atrociously — See atrocious. * * * … Universalium
atrociously — adverb in an atrocious manner … Wiktionary
atrociously — Synonyms and related words: abjectly, abominably, arrantly, awfully, barbarously, basely, bec et ongles, bestially, brutally, brutishly, contemptibly, cruelly, despicably, detestably, devilishly, diabolically, disgustingly, dreadful, dreadfully,… … Moby Thesaurus
atrociously — adv. cruelly, wickedly, horribly … English contemporary dictionary
atrociously — atro·cious·ly … English syllables
atrociously — See: atrocious … English dictionary
atrocious — atrociously, adv. atrociousness, n. /euh troh sheuhs/, adj. 1. extremely or shockingly wicked, cruel, or brutal: an atrocious crime. 2. shockingly bad or tasteless; dreadful; abominable: an atrocious painting; atrocious manners. [1660 70;… … Universalium