atrocious crime

atrocious crime
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  • atrocious crime — index atrocity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Atrocious — A*tro cious, a. [L. atrox, atrocis, cruel, fierce: cf. F. atroce.] 1. Extremely heinous; full of enormous wickedness; as, atrocious guilt or deeds. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterized by, or expressing, great atrocity. [1913 Webster] Revelations …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • atrocious — atrociously, adv. atrociousness, n. /euh troh sheuhs/, adj. 1. extremely or shockingly wicked, cruel, or brutal: an atrocious crime. 2. shockingly bad or tasteless; dreadful; abominable: an atrocious painting; atrocious manners. [1660 70;… …   Universalium

  • atrocious — a•tro•cious [[t]əˈtroʊ ʃəs[/t]] adj. 1) extremely wicked or brutal: an atrocious crime[/ex] 2) shockingly bad: atrocious manners[/ex] • Etymology: 1660–70; < Latrōx, s. atrōci frightful, fierce a•tro′cious•ly, adv. a•tro′cious•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • atrocious — atro·cious /ə trō shəs/ adj: characterized by extreme cruelty or viciousness atrocious assault and battery Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. atrocious …   Law dictionary

  • crime — / krīm/ n [Middle French, from Latin crimen fault, accusation, crime] 1: conduct that is prohibited and has a specific punishment (as incarceration or fine) prescribed by public law compare delict, tort 2: an offense against public law …   Law dictionary

  • crime — n. 1) to commit, perpetrate a crime 2) to deter; eradicate, stamp out, wipe out; prevent crime 3) an atrocious, brutal, heinous, horrible, infamous, outrageous, vicious crime 4) a daring; economic; major, serious; minor, petty; perfect;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Atrociously — Atrocious A*tro cious, a. [L. atrox, atrocis, cruel, fierce: cf. F. atroce.] 1. Extremely heinous; full of enormous wickedness; as, atrocious guilt or deeds. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterized by, or expressing, great atrocity. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Atrociousness — Atrocious A*tro cious, a. [L. atrox, atrocis, cruel, fierce: cf. F. atroce.] 1. Extremely heinous; full of enormous wickedness; as, atrocious guilt or deeds. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterized by, or expressing, great atrocity. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mount Rennie rape case — The Mount Rennie rape case is the only gang rape in Sydney during the 1880s that led to a full conviction of the participants involved in the crime.[1] The attack is sometimes referred to as the Mount Rennie Outrage . The crime was a pivotal… …   Wikipedia

  • R v Dudley and Stephens — Sketch of the Mignonette by Tom Dudley Court High Court of Justice (Queen s Bench Division) Full case name Her Majesty The Queen v. Tom Dudley and Edwin Stephens …   Wikipedia


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