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Synonyms for scandalous
ˈskæn dl əsscan·dalous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shockingadjective

    giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation

    "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time"

    lurid, opprobrious, inglorious, shameful, shocking, disgraceful, black, ignominious


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scandalousadjective

    opprobrious, defamatory, libellous, slanderous

  2. scandalousadjective

    disgraceful, shameful, infamous, disreputable, ignominious, atrocious, odious, inglorious

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scandalousadjective

    defamatory, libellous, slanderous, infamous, disgraceful, opprobrious, shameful, disreputable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "scandalous":

    outrageous, disgraceful, scandal, shameful, shocking, appalling, disgrace

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  1. Matt Walsh:

    I think either way it's sort of scandalous on AOC's part.

  2. Ian Allinson:

    It's just scandalous that the government is choosing to not do something effective to support ordinary people but is happy to leave those mega profits for the companies that are inflicting this on us.

  3. Marguerite Duras:

    When a woman drinks it's as if an animal were drinking, or a child. Alcoholism is scandalous in a woman, and a female alcoholic is rare, a serious matter. It's a slur on the divine in our nature.

  4. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    I condemn the statements, the scandalous statements, made by the foreign minister of Sweden, it seems she expects Israel's citizens to bare their throats to those trying to stab them. This will not happen, and we will continue to protect the lives of Israel's citizens.

  5. Supreme Court:

    In this electronic/Internet age, to the extent that the government seeks to protect the general population from scandalous material, with all due respect, it has completely failed.

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    An antonym for "ignominious"
    • A. opprobrious
    • B. inglorious
    • C. smuggled
    • D. honorable

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