What is another word for outrage?

Synonyms for outrage
ˈaʊt reɪdʒout·rage

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  1. outrage

    Injury (Latin in, not, and jus, juris, right, law) signifies primarily something done contrary to law or right; hence, something contrary to some standard of right or good; whatever reduces the value, utility, beauty, or desirableness of anything is an injury to that thing; of persons, whatever is so done as to operate adversely to one in his person, rights, property, or reputation is an injury; the word is especially used of whatever mars the integrity of the body or causes pain; as, when rescued from the wreck his injuries were found to be very slight. Injury is the general term including all the rest. Damage (Latin damnum, loss) is that which occasions loss to the possessor; hence, any impairment of value, often with the suggestion of fault on the part of the one causing it; damage reduces value, utility, or beauty; detriment (Latin deterere, to rub or wear away) is similar in meaning, but far milder. Detriment may affect value only; damage always affects real worth or utility; as a rule, the slightest use of an article by a purchaser operates to its detriment if again offered for sale, tho the article may have received not the slightest damage. Damage is partial; loss is properly absolute as far as it is predicated at all; the loss of a ship implies that it is gone beyond recovery; the loss of the rudder is a damage to the ship; but since the loss of a part still leaves a part, we may speak of a partial or a total loss. Evil commonly suggests suffering or sin, or both; as, the evils of poverty, the social evil. Harm is closely synonymous with injury; it may apply to body, mind, or estate, but always affects real worth, while injury may concern only estimated value. A hurt is an injury that causes pain, physical or mental; a slight hurt may be no real harm. Mischief is disarrangement, trouble, or harm usually caused by some voluntary agent, with or without injurious intent; a child's thoughtless sport may do great mischief; wrong is harm done with evil intent. An outrage combines insult and injury. Compare synonyms for BLEMISH; CRIMINAL; INJUSTICE.

    blemish, damage, detriment, disadvantage, evil, harm, hurt, impairment, injury, injustice, loss, mischief, prejudice, wrong

    advantage, amelioration, benefit, blessing, boon, help, improvement, remedy, service, utility

    The injury of the cause; an injury to the structure; injury by fire; by or from collision, interference, etc.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. outrage

    outbreak, offence, wantonness, mischief, abuse, ebullition, violence, indignity, affront, insult

    moderation, self-control, selfrestraint, subsidence, coolness, calmness

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  1. indignation, outragenoun

    a feeling of righteous anger

    scandal, scandalisation, indignation, scandalization

  2. outragenoun

    a wantonly cruel act

    scandal, scandalisation, indignation, scandalization

  3. scandal, outragenoun

    a disgraceful event

    scandal, malicious gossip, scandalisation, indignation, scandalization, dirt

  4. scandalization, scandalisation, outrageverb

    the act of scandalizing

    scandalisation, indignation, scandalization, scandal

  5. shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrageverb

    strike with disgust or revulsion

    "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"

    dishonour, scandalise, offend, ravish, profane, traumatize, dishonor, traumatise, desecrate, spite, transgress, injure, floor, scandalize, appal, wound, blow out of the water, break, horrify, alarm, ball over, dismay, hurt, breach, rape, violate, infract, shock, take aback, appall, assault, bruise, go against, pique

  6. desecrate, profane, outrage, violateverb

    violate the sacred character of a place or language

    "desecrate a cemetery"; "violate the sanctity of the church"; "profane the name of God"

    dishonour, scandalise, offend, ravish, scandalize, dishonor, plunder, demoralise, deconsecrate, misdirect, desecrate, debase, pervert, demoralize, transgress, profane, appal, break, despoil, subvert, vitiate, deprave, breach, rape, violate, infract, shock, appall, unhallow, assault, go against, debauch, spoil, corrupt

  7. rape, ravish, violate, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrageverb

    force (someone) to have sex against their will

    "The woman was raped on her way home at night"

    snipe, delight, set on, ravish, dishonour, scandalise, offend, enthrall, profane, scandalize, disgrace, plunder, desecrate, lash out, transgress, shame, assail, enthral, round, appal, attack, enrapture, despoil, dishonor, transport, breach, rape, attaint, violate, infract, shock, appall, assault, break, enchant, go against, spoil

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  1. outragenoun

    insult, affront, indignity, abuse, offence

  2. outrageverb

    insult, abuse, maltreat, offend, shock

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. outragenoun

    indignity, affront, insult, assault

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. outrage

    See Intentional infliction of emotional distress

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How to use outrage in a sentence?

  1. Jeffrey Toobin:

    The attorney general of the United States is a Fox News bot. And it's an outrage.

  2. The Security Council:

    The members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern at the continued high level of violence in Syria and condemned all violence directed against civilians and civilian infrastructure, including medical facilities, they expressed outrage at all attacks against civilians, as well as indiscriminate attacks, including those involving shelling and aerial bombardment, such as the use of barrel bombs, which have reportedly been extensively used in recent days in Aleppo.

  3. Laura Knoblach:

    I strongly believe that decision to suspend the campaign was nothing more than an attempt to save face, and spare Jim Knoblach from the outrage that has been Jim Knoblach to own for many years.

  4. Meenakshi Bhanja:

    Has anything changed in India ? I am sorry to say,' no,' outrage over an incident doesn't change the DNA of the society. That was also the sentiment of three young women, all law students who are interning at the high court.

  5. Tayla Harris:

    If I see someone suffering or needing help, I'm already doing something before my brain even knows it, that's something I always have done and always will do. It's non-negotiable for me. Tayla Harris : How repulsive social media comments sparked outrage in Australia.

Translations for outrage

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  • ultratge, indignació, ràbia, atrocitat, indignarCatalan, Valencian
  • Frevel, Schandtat, Wut, Rage, Beleidigung, Gräueltat, Schande, UntatGerman
  • οργή, αίσχος, ωμότητα, καταισχύνω, έκτροπο, αγριότητα, προσβολή, προσβάλλωGreek
  • atrocidad, rabia, indignar, cólera, atropello, desafuero, indignación, ultrajeSpanish
  • خشمPersian
  • offense, outrage, colère, rage, indignerFrench
  • sdegno, indignazione, oltraggiare, oltraggioItalian
  • 憤怒, 激怒, 乱暴, 暴行, 憤慨, 非道Japanese
  • flagitiumLatin
  • belediging, wandaad, woede, razernijDutch
  • atrocidade, raiva, ultrajePortuguese
  • ultragia, furie, atrocitate, mânie, ultrajRomanian
  • возмутительный поступок, негодование, злодеяние, акт произвола, произвол, грубое нарушение, безобразие, ярость, гнев, беспределRussian
  • దురాగతముTelugu
  • ข่มขืนThai
  • نفرتUrdu
  • xúc phạmVietnamese

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