atrociousness atrociousness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane

Usage(s):

  1. Jong Il's idiosyncrasies can overshadow his atrociousness.
  2. The generation of 1914 had little comprehension of war's atrociousness.
  3. Hauling out charts and graphs, he'd explain the atrociousness of the situation, how the budget crisis had to be solved, and why America had to live within its means.

News

  • Can Brooklyn Nets Play Spoiler in NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs?

    Rewind a few months, and one of the NBA ’s hottest topics was the atrociousness of the Brooklyn Nets . Fast-forward to today, and here we are talking about what BKN can do in the playoffs. Despite Brooklyn’s ugly start, the team has rallied together and turned its season around. After coming out of the gate with a 10-21 stretch, the Nets finally cleared the .500 hurdle against the Sacramento ...
    on March 14, 2014     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  • "By reading the documents, I was able to fully understand the atrociousness of their crimes, which hardened my view of them. I believed that because they did such horrible things, they should be executed," Hatoyama told The Yomiuri Shimbun in an...
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Kunio Hatoyama Source: The Daily Yomiuri

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