outrage (Meaning)

Wordnet

outrage (n)

a feeling of righteous anger

a wantonly cruel act

a disgraceful event

the act of scandalizing

Wordnet

outrage (v)

strike with disgust or revulsion

violate the sacred character of a place or language

force (someone) to have sex against their will

Webster

outrage (v. t.)

To rage in excess of.

To be guilty of an outrage; to act outrageously.

Webster

outrage (n.)

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

Excess; luxury.

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

Specifically, to violate; to commit an indecent assault upon (a female).

outrage Sentence Examples

  1. The community was filled with outrage over the politician's insensitive remarks.
  2. The judge's verdict sparked outrage among the victims' families.
  3. The company faced public outrage for its environmental negligence.
  4. The animal rights group voiced outrage after discovering injured animals in the laboratory.
  5. The news of the war crimes provoked global outrage.
  6. The outrageous price hike left consumers feeling cheated and angered.
  7. The racist comments made on social media generated widespread outrage.
  8. The government's handling of the pandemic caused immense outrage and criticism.
  9. The leaked documents revealing corruption within the corporation triggered outrage among investors.
  10. The alleged police brutality against protesters sparked outrage and calls for accountability.

FAQs About the word outrage

a feeling of righteous anger, a wantonly cruel act, a disgraceful event, the act of scandalizing, strike with disgust or revulsion, violate the sacred character

indignity,insult, sarcasm, offence, attack, brickbat, dart, criticism, diss, slap

compliment,praise, commendation, commendation, praise, applause, compliment, acclaim, applause, acclaim

The community was filled with outrage over the politician's insensitive remarks.

The judge's verdict sparked outrage among the victims' families.

The company faced public outrage for its environmental negligence.

The animal rights group voiced outrage after discovering injured animals in the laboratory.