atrociously atrociously


  1. (adv) in a terrible manner
  2. (adv) to an extravagant or immoderate degree


  1. Idiocracy may not be a bad movie, but every ad and trailer the studio put together for it tested atrociously.
  2. First of all, Gates acted atrociously.
  3. One hopeful, Republican Matthew Nilsen, was indicted by a county grand jury on nine counts of threatening to kill or atrociously assault two men who apparently owed him $65,000.


  • Guilty Cinematic Junk Food

    Copious are the instances where the urge to devour atrociously unhealthy food overcomes the very human desire to "eat better"...
    on July 24, 2013     Source: Mania


  1. Bryant said the key to the Celtics' effectiveness was "just making me a perimeter player in terms of being able to shoot the ball. Two games we played in the regular season, I shot the ball atrociously. In Game 1, I shot the ball bad, too. Hopefully...
    on Jun 6, 2008 By: Kobe Bryant Source: Press-Enterprise

  2. "I putted atrociously today," Woods said. "As good as I hit it, that's as bad as I putted."
    on Apr 9, 2006 By: Tiger Wood Source: ESPN

  3. Leach said Tech got "atrociously bad calls" in a 35-31 loss to Texas in Lubbock last season, in which the Longhorns erased a 21-point deficit.
    on Nov 10, 2007 By: Mike Leach Source: Dallas Morning News

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propriety propriety
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