Meaning of atrocity

a•troc•i•ty

Pronunciation: (u-tros'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. the quality or state of being atrocious.
  2. an atrocious act, thing, or circumstance.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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