1 barbaric, brutal, cruel, diabolical, fiendish, flagrant, godawful (slang) heinous, hellacious (U.S. slang) infamous, infernal, inhuman, monstrous, nefarious, ruthless, savage, vicious, villainous, wicked
2 appalling, detestable, execrable, grievous, horrible, horrifying, shocking, terrible
admirable, civilized, fine, generous, gentle, good, honourable, humane, kind, merciful, tasteful
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1 adj If you describe something as atrocious, you are emphasizing that its quality is very bad., (emphasis)
The food here is atrocious.
atrociously adv ADV adj/-ed, ADV after v
He had written the note from memory, word perfect, and spelled atrociously.
2 adj If you describe someone's behaviour or their actions as atrocious, you mean that it is unacceptable because it is extremely violent or cruel.
The judge said he had committed atrocious crimes against women...
3 adj If you say that weather conditions are atrocious, you mean they are very bad, for example that it is extremely cold, wet, or windy.
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