Associations to the word «Outrage»


OUTRAGE, noun. An excessively violent or vicious attack; an atrocity.
OUTRAGE, noun. An offensive, immoral or indecent act.
OUTRAGE, noun. The resentful anger aroused by such acts.
OUTRAGE, noun. (obsolete) A destructive rampage.
OUTRAGE, verb. (transitive) To cause or commit an outrage upon; to treat with violence or abuse.
OUTRAGE, verb. (archaic) (transitive) To violate; to rape (a female).
OUTRAGE, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To rage in excess of.

Dictionary definition

OUTRAGE, noun. A feeling of righteous anger.
OUTRAGE, noun. A wantonly cruel act.
OUTRAGE, noun. A disgraceful event.
OUTRAGE, noun. The act of scandalizing.
OUTRAGE, verb. Strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends".
OUTRAGE, verb. Violate the sacred character of a place or language; "desecrate a cemetery"; "violate the sanctity of the church"; "profane the name of God".
OUTRAGE, verb. Force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman was raped on her way home at night".

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