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outrage Saltos de línea: out|rage
Pronunciación: /ˈaʊtreɪdʒ/

Definición de outrage en inglés:


[mass noun]
1An extremely strong reaction of anger, shock, or indignation: her voice trembled with outrage
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  • Many others from all around the world have been writing their opinions and reactions, ranging from shock and outrage to fury to dismay to fear and worry.
  • Eloquent leaders with strong voices of unmediated outrage have emerged.
  • Anger, outrage, disgust, fear and irritation are some of the expected responses of women who are open enough to talk about this growing problem.
indignation, fury, anger, rage, disapproval, wrath, shock, resentment, horror, disgust, amazement
1.1 [count noun] An action or event causing outrage: some of the worst terrorist outrages
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  • The response to terrorist outrages had been to deny them ‘political status’.
  • But the angry, defensive response to the terrorist outrages should not be mistaken for the confident patriotism of the past.
  • It was not easy - no political dialogue ever is - and there were times when setbacks, including terrorist outrages, threatened to derail the whole process.
affront, scandal, offence, insult, injustice, disgrace, infamy
atrocity, act of violence/brutality/savagery, evil, abomination, obscenity, act of wickedness, crime, wrong, horror, enormity, violation, brutality, barbarism, barbarity, inhumane act, villainy, disgrace


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1Arouse fierce anger, shock, or indignation in (someone): the public were outraged at the brutality involved
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  • And you have to believe there's pressure put on these people to perform and do things that shock and outrage us.
  • This little story has my mouth hanging open incredulously, the way it does whenever something shocks and outrages me.
  • But then there are always a handful of ads that still have the capacity to shock and outrage me.
enrage, infuriate, incense, anger, scandalize, offend, give offence to, make indignant, affront, be an affront to, shock, horrify, disgust, revolt, repel, appal, displease
1.1Flagrantly violate or infringe (a principle, law, etc.): their behaviour outraged all civilized standards
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  • There are also other laws such as the law against outraging the modesty of a woman.
  • I do not wish to exclude the possibility that the discretion may be used in extradition proceedings founded upon evidence which, though technically admissible, has been obtained in a way which outrages civilised values.
  • Possible charges include committing an act which outrages public decency.


Middle English (in the senses 'lack of moderation' and 'violent behaviour'): from Old French ou(l)trage, based on Latin ultra 'beyond'. Sense development has been affected by the belief that the word is a compound of out and rage.

Palabras que riman con outrage

teenage • saxifrage

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