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LampPro Tip 1/3
Strong DisapprovalPlay
Use 'atrocious' to strongly express that something is of very poor quality. SlideHe has atrocious handwriting; it's almost unreadable.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Beyond UnpleasantPlay
'Atrocious' means it's worse than just bad; it's shockingly bad. SlideThe performance was so atrocious that people left halfway through.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Not for OpinionsPlay
Avoid using 'atrocious' for opinions; it's mostly for objective assessments. SlideCalling her taste in music atrocious is too harsh; it's just different.