Excessive vs Atrocious - What's the difference?
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Excessive is a related term of atrocious.
As adjectives the difference between excessive and atrocious
is that excessive
is exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate while atrocious
is frightful, evil, cruel or monstrous.
Exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.
- "I personally consider putting a wide vibrato on a single 16th triplet note at 160 beats per minute rather excessive , nay even stupid."
* See also
* excessive number
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.