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out·rage

outrage

 
 
pronunciation:
aUt reIj
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act that causes a strong feeling of anger because of its violence or cruelty.
Beating children is an outrage.
similar words:
crime, evil, horror, injury, injustice, wrong
definition 2: the anger or fury caused by such an act.
The pollution of our drinking water filled us with outrage.
synonyms:
anger, fury, rage
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: outrages, outraging, outraged
definition: to cause anger and shock in.
He outraged me with his cruel words.
synonyms:
incense
similar words:
affront, agitate, anger, enrage, inflame, infuriate, offend, shock, upset
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