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Synonyms for scandalous
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  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

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  1. scandalousadjective

    Synonyms:
    opprobrious, defamatory, libellous, slanderous

  2. scandalousadjective

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

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  1. scandalousadjective

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "scandalous":

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

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#11058scandal
#14061shocking
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#26615disgrace
#29867shameful
#29891appalling
#40713scandalous
#45257disgraceful
#62489lurid
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#285694opprobrious

How to use scandalous in a sentence?

  1. Jessica Vaughan:

    Irene Martin’s nomination for this valor award is scandalous.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Mykola Azarov:

    I think it's essential (he's investigated), if, using his knowledge, he played an active role then there's nothing scandalous about it.


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