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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 atroc·i·ty /əˈtrɑsəti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·troc·i·ty n.; pl. Atrocities
 1. Enormous wickedness; extreme heinousness or cruelty.
 2. An atrocious or extremely cruel deed.
    The atrocities which attend a victory.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane [syn: atrociousness,
            barbarity, barbarousness, heinousness]
      2: an act of atrocious cruelty [syn: inhumanity]