Definition of Outrage

1. Noun. A feeling of righteous anger.

Exact synonyms: Indignation
Generic synonyms: Anger, Choler, Ire
Specialized synonyms: Dudgeon, High Dudgeon



2. Verb. Strike with disgust or revulsion. "The performance is likely to outrage Sue"; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"

3. Noun. A wantonly cruel act.
Generic synonyms: Atrocity, Inhumanity

4. Verb. Violate the sacred character of a place or language. "Profane the name of God"
Exact synonyms: Desecrate, Profane, Violate
Generic synonyms: Assail, Assault, Attack, Set On
Derivative terms: Desecration, Profanation, Violation, Violation, Violative

5. Noun. A disgraceful event.
Exact synonyms: Scandal
Generic synonyms: Trouble
Specialized synonyms: Skeleton, Skeleton In The Closet, Skeleton In The Cupboard
Specialized synonyms: Teapot Dome, Teapot Dome Scandal, Watergate, Watergate Scandal
Derivative terms: Outrageous, Scandalise, Scandalize, Scandalous

6. Verb. Force (someone) to have sex against their will. "They want to outrage the prisoners "; "The woman was raped on her way home at night"
Exact synonyms: Assault, Dishonor, Dishonour, Rape, Ravish, Violate
Generic synonyms: Assail, Assault, Attack, Set On
Specialized synonyms: Gang-rape
Derivative terms: Assaultive, Dishonor, Rape, Raper, Ravisher, Ravishment, Violation, Violator

7. Noun. The act of scandalizing.
Exact synonyms: Scandalisation, Scandalization
Generic synonyms: Affront, Insult
Derivative terms: Scandalise, Scandalize

Definition of Outrage

1. v. t. To rage in excess of.

2. n. Injurious violence or wanton wrong done to persons or things; a gross violation of right or decency; excessive abuse; wanton mischief; gross injury.

3. v. t. To commit outrage upon; to subject to outrage; to treat with violence or excessive abuse.

4. v. t. To be guilty of an outrage; to act outrageously.

Definition of Outrage

1. Noun. An excessively violent or vicious attack; an atrocity. ¹

2. Noun. An offensive, immoral or indecent act. ¹

3. Noun. The resentful anger aroused by such acts. ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete) A destructive rampage. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) to cause or commit an outrage. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) to cause resentment through such acts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outrage

1. to arouse anger or resentment in [v -RAGED, -RAGING, -RAGES]

Medical Definition of Outrage

1. 1. To commit outrage upon; to subject to outrage; to treat with violence or excessive abuse. "Base and insolent minds outrage men when they have hope of doing it without a return." (Atterbury) "This interview outrages all decency." (Broome) 2. Specifically, to violate; to commit an indecent assault upon (a female). Origin: F. Outrager. See Outrage. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Outrage

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"For such men there is in this country no pardon, and the outrage combined every circumstance which can inflame Englishmen's imagination. ..."

2. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1865)
"Its Stupidity, Insolence, and outrage.—How the Confederates Replied to it. ... Moral Effects of Submission to Yankee outrage.—The Rival Administrations in ..."

3. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1905)
"... Corruption — Prejudices against Americans — Partiality for the English — Anecdote of Governor Armijo and a Trapper — outrage upon an American Physician ..."

4. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1905)
"... Corruption — Prejudices against Americans — Partiality for the English — Anecdote of Governor Armijo and a Trapper — outrage upon an American Physician ..."

5. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the by Thomas Erskine May (1871)
"But in 1817, the excesses of mischievous and mis- outrage on guided men led, as on former occasions, to regent, restraints upon the public liberties. ..."

6. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"See Federation of British industries British medical association Meeting, 1919, London. Nature 103:136-7 Ap 17 '19 British museum Attempted outrage at the ..."

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