- 1An extremely strong reaction of anger, shock, or indignation: her voice trembled with outrageMore example sentences
- 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.
- 1.1An action or event causing anger, shock, or indignation: the decision was an outrageMore example sentences
- 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.
verb[with object] (usually be outraged) Back to top
- 1Arouse fierce anger, shock, or indignation in (someone): he was outraged at this attempt to take his victory away from himMore example sentences
- 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.
- 1.1Violate or infringe flagrantly (a principle, law, etc.): their behavior outraged all civilized standardsMore example sentences
- 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.