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Definition of 'outrage'

Noun

  1. a feeling of righteous anger
       Synonyms: indignation
  2. a wantonly cruel act
  3. a disgraceful event
       Synonyms: scandal
  4. the act of scandalizing
       Synonyms: scandalization scandalisation

Verb

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


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