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7 definitions found
 for outrage
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Outrage \Out"rage\, v. i.
     To be guilty of an outrage; to act outrageously.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Outrage \Out*rage"\, v. t. [Out + rage.]
     To rage in excess of. [R.] --Young.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Outrage \Out"rage\, n. [F. outrage; OF. outre, oltre, beyond (F.
     outre, L. ultra) + -age, as, in courage, voyage. See
     Ulterior.]
     1. Injurious violence or wanton wrong done to persons or
        things; a gross violation of right or decency; excessive
        abuse; wanton mischief; gross injury. --Chaucer.
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              He wrought great outrages, wasting all the country.
                                                    --Spenser.
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     2. Excess; luxury. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     Syn: Affront; insult; abuse. See Affront.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Outrage \Out"rage\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Outragen; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Outraging.] [F. outrager. See Outrage, n.]
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     1. To commit outrage upon; to subject to outrage; to treat
        with violence or excessive abuse.
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              Base and insolent minds outrage men when they have
              hope of doing it without a return.    --Atterbury.
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              This interview outrages all decency.  --Broome.
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     2. Specifically, to violate; to commit an indecent assault
        upon (a female).
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     3. To cause to become very angry; as, the burning of the flag
        outraged the small conservative town.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  outrage
      n 1: a feeling of righteous anger [syn: indignation,
           outrage]
      2: a wantonly cruel act
      3: a disgraceful event [syn: scandal, outrage]
      4: the act of scandalizing [syn: scandalization,
         scandalisation, outrage]
      v 1: strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior
           of this married woman shocked her friends" [syn: shock,
           offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall,
           outrage]
      2: violate the sacred character of a place or language;
         "desecrate a cemetery"; "violate the sanctity of the church";
         "profane the name of God" [syn: desecrate, profane,
         outrage, violate]
      3: force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman
         was raped on her way home at night" [syn: rape, ravish,
         violate, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  227 Moby Thesaurus words for "outrage":
     abomination, abuse, afflict, affront, aggrieve, anger, aspersion,
     atrocity, attack, bad, bane, barbarism, barbarity, batter, befoul,
     befoulment, bewitch, bitterness, blight, breach, brickbat, bruise,
     brutality, buffet, call names, chafe, condemn, contempt, contumely,
     corrupt, corruption, crime, crime against humanity, crucify,
     cruelty, crying evil, curse, cut, damage, deadly sin, defile,
     defilement, deflorate, deflower, delinquency, deprave, dereliction,
     desecrate, despite, despoil, despoliation, destroy, destruction,
     detriment, disadvantage, dishonor, disoblige, displease, disserve,
     disservice, distress, do a mischief, do evil, do ill,
     do violence to, do wrong, do wrong by, do wrong to, doom, dump,
     dump on, enormity, enrage, envenom, error, evil, failure, fault,
     felony, fleer at, flout, flouting, force, genocide,
     get into trouble, gibe, gibe at, give offense, give offense to,
     give umbrage, great wrong, grievance, grieve, gross injustice,
     guilty act, harass, harm, havoc, heavy sin, hex, humiliate,
     humiliation, hurl a brickbat, hurt, hurt the feelings, ill,
     ill-treat, ill-treatment, ill-usage, ill-use, impair, imposition,
     impropriety, indignation, indignity, indiscretion, inexpiable sin,
     infect, infection, infuriate, inhumanity, iniquity, injure, injury,
     injustice, insult, ire, jeer, jeer at, jeering, jibe at, jinx,
     knock about, lapse, madden, malefaction, malfeasance, malignity,
     maltreat, maltreatment, malum, manhandle, maul, menace,
     minor wrong, miscarriage of justice, mischief, misdeed,
     misdemeanor, misfeasance, mishandle, mistreat, mistreatment, mock,
     mockery, molest, molestation, mortal sin, nettle, nonfeasance,
     offend, offense, omission, oppress, peccadillo, peccancy,
     persecute, play havoc with, play hob with, poison, pollute,
     pollution, prejudice, prosecute, put down, put-down, rape, ravage,
     ravish, raw deal, resentment, rile, rough, rough up, run, savage,
     savagery, scathe, scoff, scoff at, scurrility, shock, sin,
     sin of commission, sin of omission, sinful act, slight, slip,
     spoil, sting, taint, taunt, the worst, threaten, torment, tort,
     torture, toxin, transgression, treat with indignity, trespass,
     trip, uncomplimentary remark, unutterable sin, venial sin, venom,
     vex, vexation, violate, violation, violence, woe, wound, wrath,
     wreak havoc on, wrong, wrongdoing
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  OUTRAGE. A grave injury; a serious wrong. This is a generic word which is 
  applied to everything, which is injurious, in great degree, to the honor or 
  rights of another. 
  
  

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