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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