outrage - Dictionary definition and meaning for word outrage

(noun) a feeling of righteous anger
Synonyms : indignation
(noun) a wantonly cruel act Definition
(noun) a disgraceful event
Synonyms : scandal
(noun) the act of scandalizing Definition
(verb) strike with disgust or revulsion
Synonyms : appal , appall , offend , scandalise , scandalize , shock
Example Sentence
  • The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends
(verb) violate the sacred character of a place or language
Synonyms : desecrate , profane , violate
Example Sentence
  • desecrate a cemetery
  • violate the sanctity of the church
  • profane the name of God
(verb) force (someone) to have sex against their will
Synonyms : assault , dishonor , dishonour , rape , ravish , violate
Example Sentence
  • The woman was raped on her way home at night

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