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The quality or condition of being inhuman or inhumane
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  1. The quality or condition of being inhuman or inhumane
  2. An inhuman or cruel act.
  3. Lack of pity or compassion.
A cruel or savage act.
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  1. A cruel or savage act.
  2. A crude or coarse taste, manner, form, etc.
  3. Savage brutality or cruelty:
An act committed in violation of a law prohibiting it, or omitted in violation of a law ordering it; often, specif., such an act of a serious nature, as a felony: crimes are variously punishable by death, imprisonment, or the imposition of certain fines or restrictions: the range of crime includes felonies and misdemeanors, but not petty violations of local ordinances
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  1. An act committed in violation of a law prohibiting it, or omitted in violation of a law ordering it; often, specif., such an act of a serious nature, as a felony: crimes are variously punishable by death, imprisonment, or the imposition of certain fines or restrictions: the range of crime includes felonies and misdemeanors, but not petty violations of local ordinances
  2. An act committed in violation of law where the consequence of conviction by a court is punishment, especially where the punishment is a serious one such as imprisonment.
  3. (Informal) Something regrettable or deplorable; shame
The act of creating resentment, hurt feelings, displeasure, etc.
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  1. The act of creating resentment, hurt feelings, displeasure, etc.
  2. The condition of being offended, esp. of feeling hurt, resentful, or angry; umbrage
  3. Something that outrages moral sensibilities:
An act of extreme violence or viciousness:
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  1. An act of extreme violence or viciousness:
  2. Great anger, indignation, etc. aroused by such an act or offense
  3. Something that is grossly offensive to decency, morality, or good taste:
A genre of fiction or other artistic work evoking suspense and horror, especially through the depiction of gruesome or supernatural elements.
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  1. A genre of fiction or other artistic work evoking suspense and horror, especially through the depiction of gruesome or supernatural elements.
  2. An intense, painful feeling of repugnance and fear.
  3. The strong feeling caused by something frightful or shocking; shuddering fear and disgust; terror and repugnance
Gross immorality or injustice; wickedness.
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  1. Gross immorality or injustice; wickedness.
  2. Lack of righteousness or justice; wickedness
  3. A grossly immoral act; a sin.
Enormous size or extent; vastness
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  1. Enormous size or extent; vastness
  2. A monstrous or outrageous act; very wicked crime
  3. (Usage Problem) Great size; immensity.
A cause of abhorrence or disgust.
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  1. A cause of abhorrence or disgust.
  2. An abominating; great hatred and disgust; loathing
  3. Anything hateful and disgusting
(Informal) A complete defeat or victory
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  1. (Informal) A complete defeat or victory
  2. The killing of animals especially for food.
  3. The killing of people in large numbers, as in battle
That which is unjust, immoral, or improper:
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  1. That which is unjust, immoral, or improper:
  2. An unjust, injurious, or immoral act:
  3. The condition of being in error or at fault:
Enormous size or extent; vastness
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  1. Enormous size or extent; vastness
  2. A monstrous or outrageous act; very wicked crime
  3. Great wickedness
The property of being heinous.
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(Uncountable) The state or condition of being monstrous.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state or condition of being monstrous.
  2. (Countable) Something monstrous.
The quality of being egregious
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The quality of passing all moral bounds; excessive wickedness or outrageousness.
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  1. The quality of passing all moral bounds; excessive wickedness or outrageousness.
  2. (Usage Problem) Great size; immensity.
  3. Enormous size or extent; vastness
  1. Flagrancy
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The quality or state of being flagrant
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  1. The quality or state of being flagrant
  2. The condition of being flagrant
The quality of being glaring.
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The property of being rank, of having a repulsive odor, of being stinky, foul or malodorous.
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  1. The property of being rank, of having a repulsive odor, of being stinky, foul or malodorous.
(Usage Problem) Great size; immensity.
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  1. (Usage Problem) Great size; immensity.
  2. A monstrous or outrageous act; very wicked crime
  3. A monstrous offense or evil; an outrage.
The quality or character of being monstrous.
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  1. The quality or character of being monstrous.
  2. The state or quality of being monstrous
  3. One that is monstrous.
Great anger, indignation, etc. aroused by such an act or offense
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  1. Great anger, indignation, etc. aroused by such an act or offense
  2. Something that is grossly offensive to decency, morality, or good taste:
  3. An act of extreme violence or viciousness:
Find another word for atrocity. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for atrocity, like: inhumanity, wickedness, barbarity, crime, offense, outrage, atrocious deed, horror, iniquity, enormity and abomination.