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atrocious

Pronunciation: /əˈtrəʊʃəs/

Translation of atrocious in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (very bad) [colloquial/familiar] [food/spelling/manners] espantoso [colloquial/familiar], atroz
    Example sentences
    • The generally poor and occasionally atrocious quality of the writing doesn't help.
    • It's unforgivably bad journalism, laughably poor sub-editing, and atrocious proof-reading.
    • The weather was atrocious, with heavy snow and high winds.
    1.2 (horrifying) [crime/injuries/conditions] atroz
    Example sentences
    • This helps to explain why murder is such an atrocious crime.
    • It was possibly the most atrocious monstrosity every pulled off on American soil.
    • They watched the hideous spectacle, stunned by the monster's atrocious acts.

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