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Synonyms for scandalous
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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"

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

    Antonyms:
    moral

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scandalousadjective

    Synonyms:
    opprobrious, defamatory, libellous, slanderous

  2. scandalousadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scandalousadjective

    Synonyms:
    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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#29867shameful
#29891appalling
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#45257disgraceful
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How to use scandalous in a sentence?

  1. Corazon Aquino:

    It bids us break the bonds of injustice and oppression which give rise to glaring, and indeed scandalous, social inequalities. Reforming the social structures which perpetuate poverty and the exclusion of the poor first requires a conversion of mind and heart.

  2. Greek Migration Minister Yannis Mouzalas:

    Its scandalous... that five police chiefs can overturn a decision of European Union ministers on the matter.

  3. Tedros Adhanom:

    The ongoing vaccine crisis is a scandalous inequity that is perpetuating the pandemic, the number of doses administered globally so far would have been enough to cover all health workers and older people, if they had been distributed equitably. We could have been in a much better situation.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    He deserves better than that scandalous attack.

  5. Migrant Minister Yannis Mouzalas:

    It's scandalous... that five police chiefs can overturn a decision of European Union prime ministers on the matter.

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