Associations to the word «Scandal»

Wiktionary

SCANDAL, noun. An incident or event that disgraces or damages the reputation of the persons or organization involved.
SCANDAL, noun. Damage to one's reputation.
SCANDAL, noun. Widespread moral outrage, indignation, as over an offence to decency.
SCANDAL, noun. (theology) Religious discredit; an act or behaviour which brings a religion into discredit.
SCANDAL, noun. (theology) Something which hinders acceptance of religious ideas or behaviour; a stumbling-block or offense.
SCANDAL, noun. Defamatory talk; gossip, slander.
SCANDAL, verb. (obsolete) To treat opprobriously; to defame; to slander.
SCANDAL, verb. (obsolete) To scandalize; to offend.
SCANDAL OF PARTICULARITY, noun. (theology) The difficulty of regarding a single individual man (Jesus) as being the saviour for all men.
SCANDAL SHEET, noun. (idiomatic) A tabloid newspaper containing gossip and sensational news stories pertaining especially to well-known people.

Dictionary definition

SCANDAL, noun. Disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people.
SCANDAL, noun. A disgraceful event.

Wise words

He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
Francis Bacon