Difference between Grievous and Atrocious

What is the difference between Grievous and Atrocious?

Grievous as an adjective is causing grief, pain or sorrow while Atrocious as an adjective is frightful, evil, cruel or monstrous


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Causing grief, pain or sorrow serious, grave, dire or dangerous


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: frightful, evil, cruel or monstrousoffensive or heinousvery 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.

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

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