outrage: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (out'rāj), [key]
— n., v., -raged, -rag•ing.
- an act of wanton cruelty or violence; any gross violation of law or decency.
- anything that strongly offends, insults, or affronts the feelings.
- a powerful feeling of resentment or anger aroused by something perceived as an injury, insult, or injustice: Outrage seized the entire nation at the news of the attempted assassination.
- to subject to grievous violence or indignity.
- to anger or offend; make resentful; shock: I am outraged by his whole attitude.
- to offend against (right, decency, feelings, etc.) grossly or shamelessly: Such conduct outrages our normal sense of decency.
- to rape.
- outrage (Thesaurus)