outrage


outrage
01. The early release of the prisoner was an [outrage] to the family of his victim.
02. The public has been [outraged] by the recent scandals of this government.
03. [Outraged] readers canceled their subscriptions to the newspaper after it published grisly photos of the murder victim.
04. Native groups are [outraged] by the government's refusal to negotiate.
05. The recent revelations of child abuse in our schools are a total [outrage].
06. Yukiko was shocked to discover that her favorite Japanese ingredients were [outrageously] expensive in England.
07. His behavior at the party was [outrageous], and he will certainly never be invited back.
08. Salvador Dali once suggested that the one thing the world will never have enough of is the [outrageous].
09. James Cone once said that the truth about injustice always sounds [outrageous].
10. The public is [outraged] over the recent government scandal, and the governor is being pressured to step down.
11. In the early 1880s, many people were [outraged] by a plan to create an African colony for American blacks.
12. The general public has been [outraged] by the accusations of sexual abuse of children by priests.
13. The entire world was [outraged] and horrified by the terrorist attacks of 9/11.
14. Continued child poverty in this country is an [outrage] and is unacceptable in a country as wealthy as ours.
15. Souvenirs for sale in the downtown area are [outrageously] expensive.
16. Many Americans were [outraged] by France's refusal to support the Iraq war without UN approval.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • outrage — [ utraʒ ] n. m. • 1080; de 2. outre 1 ♦ Offense ou injure extrêmement grave (de parole ou de fait). ⇒ affront, injure, insulte, offense. « Ce manque de parole au rendez vous lui semblait un outrage » (Flaubert). Venger, laver un outrage. Faire… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • outragé — outrage [ utraʒ ] n. m. • 1080; de 2. outre 1 ♦ Offense ou injure extrêmement grave (de parole ou de fait). ⇒ affront, injure, insulte, offense. « Ce manque de parole au rendez vous lui semblait un outrage » (Flaubert). Venger, laver un outrage.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • outrage — Outrage. s. m. Injure atroce. Grand outrage. sanglant outrage. quel outrage! faire un outrage, faire outrage à quelqu un. on luy a fait outrage en sa personne, en son honneur. recevoir un outrage. souffrir un outrage …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • OutRage! — ist eine britische Aktionsgruppe, die sich für die Rechte homosexueller, bisexueller und transsexueller Männer und Frauen einsetzt. Ihr Gründer ist Peter Tatchell. Die Gruppe entstand am 10. Mai 1990. Viele ihrer Protestaktionen sind gegen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Outrage — Out rage, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Outragen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Outraging}.] [F. outrager. See {Outrage}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To commit outrage upon; to subject to outrage; to treat with violence or excessive abuse. [1913 Webster] Base and insolent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outragé — outragé, ée (ou tra jé, jée) part. passé d outrager. 1°   Qui a subi un outrage. •   N importe, elle se sent comme vous outragée, RAC. Brit. I, 4. •   Les théologiens commencent trop souvent par dire que Dieu est outragé, quand on n est pas de… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • outrage — out·rage / au̇t ˌrāj/ n 1: a deeply offensive or violent act 2: the tort of intentionally inflicting emotional distress Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary


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