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 outrage outrage

noun

  • ( ) a wantonly cruel act  ( outrage )
    a wantonly cruel act
  • ( ) a feeling of righteous anger  ( indignation, outrage )
    a feeling of righteous anger
  • the act of scandalizing  ( outrage, scandalisation, scandalization )
    the act of scandalizing
  • a disgraceful event  ( outrage, scandal )
    a disgraceful event
  • verb

  • ( ) strike with disgust or revulsion  ( appal, appall, offend, outrage, scandalise, scandalize, shock )
    strike with disgust or revulsion
     The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends
    The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends
  • force (someone) to have sex against their will  ( assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage, rape, ravish, violate )
    force (someone) to have sex against their will
     The woman was raped on her way home at night
    The woman was raped on her way home at night
  • violate the sacred character of a place or language  ( desecrate, outrage, profane, violate )
    violate the sacred character of a place or language
     desecrate a cemetery
    desecrate a cemetery
     violate the sanctity of the church
    violate the sanctity of the church
     profane the name of God
    profane the name of God


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