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noun (atrocit, ies)
  1. an act of brutality
  2. crimes or excesses ranging from an act committed against a single person to one committed against a population or ethnic group.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: wreedheid
  • French: atrocité
  • German: Grausamkeit
  • Italian: atrocití 
  • Spanish: atrocidad
Etymology: 
  • From the Latin atrox, "atrocious", from Latin ater ="matte black"



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