atrociousness


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the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane

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259) The sentence reflects the seriousness, and thus the atrociousness of the crime.
Oh what atrociousness, it grew into bigger and bigger, higher and higher," she said.
The other translations do their best to use terms like "discipline" (RSV, NEB) or "train" (JB) to dilute their atrociousness.
Unless a whole nation is certified as being blind, the culpability of the atrociousness will never shift from Kasab ' every Indian, even a child, would pick Kasab from a crowd of suspects, for such was his brazen impudence
Brunner addresses different issues from a Christian perspective and attempts to show that, even with the atrociousness of the two World Wars, there is a possibility, provided by Christianity, to rebuild civilization.
She makes an effort to search for "[a] combination of levity and gravitas" that can work as "a powerful tool to convey the utter atrociousness of the trade and its awful impact on human lives" (Collins 1201-2).
Hoshijima's lawyers criticized the prosecution's method, saying it emphasized the atrociousness of the crime.
Through narrative accounts of the prospective enemy's atrociousness, the president draws a sharp moral contrast between America's humanity and the other's savagery.
He cites three reasons for such treatment: the commercial success of King's work; the fact that he writes in the gothic-horror genre; and the atrociousness of the films that have been made from his novels and short stories.
It's not the atrociousness of the crime, notes Dow.
was in Adorno's opinion evading existentialist man's duty to confront his own times in all their complexity and atrociousness.
The atrociousness of the Ba'ath regime, and its internal and external record of violence, are completely irrelevant to this judgement.
In the end then, Radovan Karadzic, a war criminal of virtually unsurpassed atrociousness who continues to destabilize a volatile region, is allowed to roam free--not because we can't get him but because we have chosen not to.