atrociously
adverb see atrocious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • atrociously — atrocious ► ADJECTIVE 1) horrifyingly wicked. 2) informal extremely bad or unpleasant. DERIVATIVES atrociously adverb. ORIGIN from Latin atrox cruel …   English terms dictionary

  • atrociously — adverb 1. in a terrible manner (Freq. 1) she sings terribly • Syn: ↑terribly, ↑awfully, ↑abominably, ↑abysmally, ↑rottenly • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Atrociously — Atrocious A*tro cious, a. [L. atrox, atrocis, cruel, fierce: cf. F. atroce.] 1. Extremely heinous; full of enormous wickedness; as, atrocious guilt or deeds. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterized by, or expressing, great atrocity. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • atrociously — See atrocious. * * * …   Universalium

  • atrociously — adverb in an atrocious manner …   Wiktionary

  • atrociously — Synonyms and related words: abjectly, abominably, arrantly, awfully, barbarously, basely, bec et ongles, bestially, brutally, brutishly, contemptibly, cruelly, despicably, detestably, devilishly, diabolically, disgustingly, dreadful, dreadfully,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • atrociously — adv. cruelly, wickedly, horribly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • atrociously — atro·cious·ly …   English syllables

  • atrociously — See: atrocious …   English dictionary

  • atrocious — atrociously, adv. atrociousness, n. /euh troh sheuhs/, adj. 1. extremely or shockingly wicked, cruel, or brutal: an atrocious crime. 2. shockingly bad or tasteless; dreadful; abominable: an atrocious painting; atrocious manners. [1660 70;… …   Universalium

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