atrocity Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “atrocity” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [C, U]
an extremely violent and shocking act: Soldiers have been committing atrocities against civilians.Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badlyMaking people sad, shocked and upset
Translations of “atrocity”
in Chinese (Traditional) 兇惡, 殘暴…
in Russian зверство…
in Turkish acımasızlık, şiddet, büyük kötülük…
in Chinese (Simplified) 凶恶, 残暴…
in Polish akt okrucieństwa…
(Definition of atrocity from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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