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Outrageous vs Monstrous vs Heinous vs Atrocious

Outrageous, monstrousheinousatrocious mean enormously or flagrantly bad or horrible.

Something outrageous violates even the lowest standard of what is right or decent or exceeds one's power to suffer or tolerate.

Something monstrous (see also MONSTROUS 1 ) is shockingly wrong, absurd, or horrible or is inconceivably fantastic, abnormal, or aberrant.

Something heinous is so flagrantly bad or so conspicuous for its enormity that it excites hatred or horror.

Something atrocious excites condemnation for its savagery or barbarity. These words are frequently interchangeable, and all lend themselves to hyperbolic description of what is for the moment deprecated.