a feeling of righteous anger
a wantonly cruel act
a disgraceful event
scandalization, scandalisation, outrage(verb)
the act of scandalizing
shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage(verb)
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
desecrate, profane, outrage, violate(verb)
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
rape, ravish, violate, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage(verb)
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
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
The injury of the cause; an injury to the structure; injury by fire; by or from collision, interference, etc.
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How to use outrage in a sentence?
I am no longer sorry, the whole outrage was B.S., the whole thing got so blown out of proportion and I lost everybody.
This disturbing crime is an outrage that goes against everything we stand for as a nation of immigrants, xenophobia and racism have no place in America, and we as a nation need to stand up to these hate crimes -- starting with the President.
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.
I share your outrage and understand the frustration and anger regarding the situation with the former physician.
Taylor's death set off outrage across the country, chants of.
Translations for outrage
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- ràbia, atrocitat, indignar, indignació, ultratgeCatalan, Valencian
- Untat, Frevel, Wut, Rage, Beleidigung, Schande, Gräueltat, SchandtatGerman
- έκτροπο, προσβάλλω, προσβολή, αίσχος, οργή, ωμότητα, καταισχύνω, αγριότηταGreek
- cólera, desafuero, atrocidad, atropello, ultraje, indignación, rabia, indignarSpanish
- outrage, rage, offense, indigner, colèreFrench
- oltraggio, oltraggiare, sdegno, indignazioneItalian
- 非道, 乱暴, 激怒, 憤慨, 憤怒, 暴行Japanese
- belediging, razernij, woede, wandaadDutch
- ultraje, atrocidade, raivaPortuguese
- furie, atrocitate, mânie, ultraj, ultragiaRomanian
- грубое нарушение, беспредел, произвол, акт произвола, злодеяние, негодование, безобразие, возмутительный поступок, гнев, яростьRussian
- xúc phạmVietnamese
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