Despicable vs Atrocious - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between despicable and atrocious
is that despicable
is fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless while atrocious
is frightful, evil, cruel or monstrous.
Fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless
Frightful, evil, cruel or monstrous.
Offensive or heinous. (rfex)
Very bad; abominable or disgusting.
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* Nouns to which "atrocious" is often applied: crime, act, murder, condition, spelling, grammar.