outrage outrage  /ˈaʊ ˌtreɪdʒ/


  1. (n) a feeling of righteous anger
  2. (n) a wantonly cruel act
  3. (n) a disgraceful event
  4. (n) the act of scandalizing
  5. (v) strike with disgust or revulsion
  6. (v) violate the sacred character of a place or language
  7. (v) force (someone) to have sex against their will

Derived Word(s)


  1. In the heat of a campaign, Schmidt understood that outrage could cut through the news clutter like a buzz saw.
  2. Outrage over Geithner's plan and the outrage on cable news programs are not the same thing, and it's dishonest of you to say so.
  3. But most see this as a source of bipartisan outrage.


  1. Prosecution of sex offender sparks disbelief and outrage

    It was with initial disbelief, then increasing outrage, that I read the article published in the Bristol Herald Courier on June 4, 2013.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bristol Herald Courier

  2. Outrage in North Ridgeville after kittens are killed

    There is outrage in North Ridgeville over how a Humane Officer removed feral kittens from a resident's woodpile.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: 19 Action News Cleveland

  3. Outrage in Oakville over low-income senior housing building

    There's outrage in Oakville over construction of low-income housing for seniors.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: KSDK St. Louis


  • "In the last six months, AIG has received substantial sums from the US Treasury," Mr. Obama said. "How do they justify this outrage to the taxpayers who are keeping the company afloat?"
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

Word of the Day
languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /