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outrage

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1 an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings
  • The booing during the graduation speech was an outrage.
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outrage

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1 to cause hurt feelings or deep resentment in
  • The spiteful comment outraged her so much that she's still holding a grudge.
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2 to make angry
  • The vandalism in the cemetery outraged the entire community.
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get one's goat, rub the wrong way

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offend, outrage, affront, insult mean to cause hurt feelings or deep resentment. offend need not imply an intentional hurting but it may indicate merely a violation of the victim's sense of what is proper or fitting.
    • hoped that my remarks had not offended her
outrage implies offending beyond endurance and calling forth extreme feelings.
    • outraged by their accusations
affront implies treating with deliberate rudeness or contemptuous indifference to courtesy.
    • deeply affronted by his callousness
insult suggests deliberately causing humiliation, hurt pride, or shame.
    • insulted every guest at the party


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