Definition of scandalize
1 archaic : to speak falsely or maliciously of
2 archaic : to bring into reproach
3 : to offend the moral sense of : shock <she was scandalized by his behavior>
Examples of scandalize in a sentence
She was scandalized by her son's behavior.
First Known Use of scandalize
SCANDALIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scandalize for English Language Learners
: to shock or offend (someone) by doing something immoral or illegal
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