Difference between Atrocious and Monstrous

What is the difference between Atrocious and Monstrous?

Atrocious as an adjective is frightful, evil, cruel or monstrous while Monstrous as an adjective is hideous or frightful


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: frightful, evil, cruel or monstrous offensive or heinous very bad; abominable or disgusting

Example sentence: Whereas religious prayers sing of peace and harmony, religion has divided human beings through an atrocious history of enmity and bloodshed. Yet, behind the veil of superficiality and hypocrisy, I always believed in the inherent beauty of God that lies at the essence of all true spiritual paths.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: hideous or frightfulenormously largefreakish or grotesqueof, or relating to a mythical monster

Example sentence: Crime, to the man of the forties, was an alien monstrous terror.

We hope you now know whether to use Atrocious or Monstrous in your sentence.

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