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scandalous

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adjective scan·dal·ous \ˈskan-də-ləs\

Simple Definition of scandalous

  • : shocking or offensive

  • : involving immoral or shocking things that a person has done or is believed to have done

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of scandalous

  1. 1 :  libelous, defamatory <scandalous allegations>

  2. 2 :  offensive to propriety or morality :  shocking <scandalous behavior>

scandalously adverb
scandalousness noun

Examples of scandalous in a sentence

  1. Sex was a scandalous subject back then.

  2. The magazine published scandalous pictures of the movie star.

  3. The high price of gas these days is scandalous.

  4. She was spreading scandalous rumors about him.



1575

First Known Use of scandalous

1575


SCANDALOUS Defined for Kids

scandalous

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adjective scan·dal·ous \ˈskan-də-ləs\

Definition of scandalous for Students

  1. 1 :  containing shocking information <scandalous rumors>

  2. 2 :  very bad or shocking <scandalous behavior>





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