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outrage

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of outrage

  1. 1 an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings the booing during the graduation speech was an outrage Synonyms of outrage affront, barb, brickbat, cut, dart, dig, dis (also diss) [slang], epithet, gird, indignity, name, offense (or offence), insult, personality, poke, put-down, sarcasm, slap, slight, slurWords Related to outrage catcall, gibe (or jibe), jeer, mock, quip, sneer, taunt; abuse, invective, vituperation; disapproval, opprobrium; disgrace, dishonor, shame; attack, criticism, knock, slam, swipe; torment, tortureNear Antonyms of outrage accolade, commendation, compliment; acclaim, applause, praise; adulation, flattery

  2. 2 an intense emotional state of displeasure with someone or something the actress could barely contain her outrage at being passed over for an Oscar yet again Synonyms of outrage angriness, birse [chiefly Scottish], choler, furor, fury, indignation, irateness, ire, lividity, lividness, mad, madness, mood [archaic], anger, rage, spleen, wrath, wrathfulnessWords Related to outrage aggravation, annoyance, exasperation, irritation, vexation; acrimoniousness, acrimony, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bile, biliousness, bitterness, contempt, embitterment, empoisonment, enmity, grudge, hostility, rancor; envy, jaundice, jealousy, pique, resentment; malevolence, malice, spite, vengefulness, venom, vindictiveness, virulence, vitriol; belligerence, contentiousness, contrariness, crankiness, disputatiousness, hot-headedness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, orneriness, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, querulousness; blowup, flare, flare-up, outburst; chafe, dander, dudgeon, huff, pet, rise, ruffle, temper; air rage, road rage; delirium, heat, passion, warmthNear Antonyms of outrage calmness, forbearance, patienceAntonyms of outrage delight, pleasure


outrage

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of outrage

  1. 1 to cause hurt feelings or deep resentment in the spiteful comment outraged her so much that she's still holding a grudge Synonyms of outrage affront, dis (also diss) [slang], disrespect, offend, insult, slap, slight, woundWords Related to outrage cut, snub; displease, distress, disturb, hurt, miff, pain, trouble, upset; jeer, mock, ridicule, sneer (at), taunt; defame, disparage, libel, malign, revile, slander, slur, smear; oppress, persecute, torment, tortureNear Antonyms of outrage acclaim, applaud, approve, hail; commend, compliment, eulogize, praise; adulate, flatter, sweet-talk; exalt, glorify, honor; delight, gratify, please, satisfy

  2. 2 to make angry the vandalism in the cemetery outraged the entire community Synonyms of outrage enrage, incense, inflame (also enflame), infuriate, ire, madden, anger, rankle, rile, roil, steam up, tick offWords Related to outrage affront, aggravate, annoy, burn (up), cross, exasperate, get, huff, irritate, miff, nettle, offend, peeve, pique, provoke, put out, ruffle, vex; antagonize, embitter, envenomNear Antonyms of outrage allay, assuage, relieve; comfort, console, soothe; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate; calm, lull, quiet, settle; beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, disarm, enchantAntonyms of outrage delight, gratify, please

  3. 3 to engage in sexual activity and especially intercourse with a person unwilling or unable to give consent the invading barbarians brutally outraged the women, killed the men, and enslaved the children Synonyms of outrage assault, force, rape, ravish, violateWords Related to outrage date rape; gang rape; molest; paw; defile, deflower



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