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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 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, slurRelated Words 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 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 angriness, birse [chiefly Scottish], choler, furor, fury, indignation, irateness, ire, lividity, lividness, mad, madness, mood [archaic], anger, rage, spleen, wrath, wrathfulnessRelated Words 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 calmness, forbearance, patienceAntonyms 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 affront, dis (also diss) [slang], disrespect, offend, insult, slap, slight, woundRelated Words 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 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 enrage, incense, inflame (also enflame), infuriate, ire, madden, anger, rankle, rile, roil, steam up, tick offRelated Words affront, aggravate, annoy, burn (up), cross, exasperate, get, huff, irritate, miff, nettle, offend, peeve, pique, provoke, put out, ruffle, vex; antagonize, embitter, envenomNear Antonyms allay, assuage, relieve; comfort, console, soothe; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate; calm, lull, quiet, settle; beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, disarm, enchantAntonyms 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 assault, force, rape, ravish, violateRelated Words date rape; gang rape; molest; paw; defile, deflower


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