outrage


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Synonyms for outrage

Synonyms for outrage

a monstrous offense or evil

something that offends one's sense of propriety, fairness, or justice

an act that offends a person's sense of pride or dignity

to cause resentment or hurt by callous, rude behavior

to do a wrong to; treat unjustly

Synonyms for outrage

a feeling of righteous anger

a wantonly cruel act

Related Words

the act of scandalizing

strike with disgust or revulsion

violate the sacred character of a place or language

force (someone) to have sex against their will

References in classic literature ?
Let it never be forgotten, that no slaveholder or overseer can be convicted of any outrage perpetrated on the person of a slave, however diabolical it may be, on the testimony of colored witnesses, whether bond or free.
Humble with the proud, haughty with the humble, encounterer of dangers, endurer of outrages, enamoured without reason, imitator of the good, scourge of the wicked, enemy of the mean, in short, knight-errant, which is all that can be said
The General on hearing of this further intended outrage, showed the white feather.
Crooks and M'Lellan, at this mortifying check to their gainful enterprise, was the information that a rival trader was at the bottom of it; the Sioux, it is said, having been instigated to this outrage by Mr.
Lavalle, descend and make reparation for outrage of domicile.
But here was a man who sincerely did not mind what people thought of him, and so convention had no hold on him; he was like a wrestler whose body is oiled; you could not get a grip on him; it gave him a freedom which was an outrage.
Furthermore, we charge that the Iron Heel was guilty of the outrage, and that the Iron Heel planned and perpetrated the outrage for the purpose of foisting the guilt on our shoulders and so bringing about our destruction.
When he was come to Chios, be outraged Merope, the daughter of Oenopion, being drunken; but Oenopion when he learned of it was greatly vexed at the outrage and blinded him and cast him out of the country.
Blanche left Arnold to array herself in her bridal splendor--after another outrage on propriety, and more consequences of free institutions.
This time the sting struck deep; the outrage was beyond endurance.
On the previous Friday, two gentlemen--occupying widely-different positions in society-- had been the victims of an outrage which had startled all London.
Such an outrage combines the greatest possible regard for humanity with the most alarming display of ferocious imbecility.
On one occasion he actually seized her in his arms and embraced her -- an outrage which caused his own secretary to reproach him for his unmanly conduct.
The source of the outrage was, it need hardly be said, that infamous society which has held this community in bondage for so long a period, and against which the Herald has taken so uncompromising a stand.
I kept by myself, and thought of nothing but these wrongs and outrages.