1 a feeling of righteous anger [syn: indignation]
2 a wantonly cruel act
3 a disgraceful event [syn: scandal]
1 strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends" [syn: shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall]
2 violate the sacred character of a place or language; "desecrate a cemetary"; "violate the sanctity of the church"; "profane the name of God" [syn: desecrate, profane, violate]
3 force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman was raped on her way home at night" [syn: rape, ravish, violate, assault, dishonor, dishonour]
EtymologyFrom etyl enm, etyl fro oltrage, from *ultragium or *ultraticum ("a going beyond"), from etyl la ultra; and not from out and rage.
offensive, immoral or indecent act
- to commit an outrage
- to cause resentment by such an act
- Italian: oltraggiare
Outrage may refer to:
- See :wiktionary:outrage.
- Outrage, an album by punk band Oi Polloi.
- Outrage!, the Tower of London board game
- OutRage!, a gay rights pressure group.
- Outrage, a 1950 B-movie directed by Ida Lupino.
- A UK fashion men's clothing brand based in Essex.
- Outrage, a 1982 novel about vigilantism by Henry Denker.
- Outrage, a Japanese heavy metal band.
- Outrage!, a 1993 Spanish film directed by Carlos Saura
outrage in German: Frevel
outrage in French: Outrage
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