Although within China it was acknowledged, the atrocity of the Cultural Revolution, it was not outside of China.
Fujisaki's regret sounded genuine enough, but some men wondered how anyone could apologize for an atrocity.
How will we be able to advocate for human rights or stand for “American values” if we fail to act now against such an atrocity?
That mix is a standing temptation for mischief and atrocity.
In this other video, 29-year-old Crawford is not committing an atrocity such as might be expected of ISIS.
The country, a little later England and the entire civilized world, stood aghast at the atrocity of the incident.
He revealed the atrocity of his mistress; and she was sent to prison.
Few people go there and its literature, save that which grew out of the atrocity campaign, is meager and unsatisfactory.
For the "great" man nothing is wrong, there is no atrocity for which a "great" man can be blamed.
Was not this, then, security enough that they would never again perpetrate a crime of like atrocity?
1530s, from Middle French atrocité or directly from Latin atrocitatem (nominative atrocitas) "cruelty, fierceness, harshness," noun of quality from atrox "fierce, cruel, frightful," from PIE *atro-ek-, from root *ater- "fire" (see atrium) + *okw- "see" (see eye (n.)); thus "of fiery or threatening appearance." The meaning "an atrocious deed" is from 1793.