- Meaning –
- an extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury.
- Brutal deed in time of war
- Synonyms – crime, outrage, brutality, offence, wrongdoing, abomination, enormity, inhumanity.
- Antonyms – good behaviour, kindness, virtue, goodness.
- Usage – Those responsible for atrocities in war should be brought to trial.