Synonyms of atrocity in English:

atrocity


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noun

1‘press reports detailed a number of atrocities’

SYNONYMS
act of barbarity, act of brutality, act of savagery, act of wickedness, cruelty, abomination, enormity, outrage, horror, monstrosity, obscenity, iniquity, violation, crime, transgression, wrong, wrongdoing, offence, injury, affront, scandal, injustice, abuse
malfeasance, tort

2‘he observed conflict and atrocity around the globe’

SYNONYMS
barbarity, barbarism, brutality, savagery, inhumanity, cruelty, wickedness, badness, baseness, evil, iniquity, horror, heinousness, villainy, lawlessness, crime, transgression, wrong, wrongdoing, injustice, abuse
malfeasance
rare malefaction