outrage definition

  • noun:
    • An act of extreme violence or viciousness.
    • An act grossly unpleasant to decency, morality, or good flavor.
    • A deplorable insult.
    • Resentful anger aroused by a violent or unpleasant work.
    • An excessively violent or vicious assault; an atrocity.
    • An offensive, immoral or indecent work.
    • The resentful fury aroused by these types of acts.
    • A destructive rampage.
    • damaging physical violence or wanton incorrect done to individuals or things; a gross breach of right or decency; extortionate abuse; wanton mischief; gross injury.
    • extra; luxury.
    • A passing beyond bounds; anything or act perhaps not within set up or reasonable restrictions; generally, excess; extravagance; luxury.
    • Violence; a violent work; violent damage.
    • Gross insult or damage: infamous wrong; audacious and particularly violent infraction of law and order; atrocious or barbarous ill treatment; wanton, indecent, or immoral violence, or an act of wanton mischief or violence, specifically resistant to the person.
    • Synonyms Insult, Indignity, etc. See affront.
    • a sense of righteous anger
    • the work of scandalizing
    • a wantonly cruel work
    • a disgraceful occasion
  • verb-transitive:
    • To upset grossly against (criteria of decency or morality); dedicate an outrage on.
    • To produce anger or resentment in: Incompetence outraged him. See Synonyms at offend.
    • To rage over.
    • To dedicate outrage upon; to susceptible to outrage; to deal with with violence or extortionate punishment.
    • especially, to violate; to devote an indecent assault upon (a female).
    • To cause to be really upset.
  • verb:
    • resulting in or dedicate an outrage.
    • to cause resentment through such acts.
    • break the sacred personality of someplace or language
    • power (some one) to own sex against their particular will
    • hit with disgust or revulsion
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to-be bad of an outrage; to do something outrageously.
  • others:
    • To strike; do physical violence, specially extreme wrong or assault, to; wrong heinously; maltreat.
    • To assault violently or savagely; devote a barbarous attack upon; particularly, to violate; ravish.
    • To transgress shamefully; infringe audaciously upon; break through, break, or offend against atrociously or flagrantly; work in complete or shameless neglect for the expert, responsibility, or claims of.
    • Synonyms See affront, n.
    • to-be extortionate; commit excesses or extravagances; wanton; run riot; act without self-restraint or outrageously.
    • Unreasonable; violent; mad.
    • Extraordinary; unexampled; unusual; surprising; extravagant.
    • To surpass in raging; rage beyond or even more than.

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