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outrage

out·rage

outrage

 
 
pronunciation:
aUt reIj
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act that causes a strong feeling of anger because of its violence.
The murder of the child was an outrage.
similar words:
crime, injury, violation
definition 2: the anger caused by a terrible, violent thing.
We felt outrage when we heard about the crime.
synonyms:
anger, rage
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: outraged, outrages, outraging
definition: to cause anger and shock in.
The cruel actions of the soldiers outraged the citizens.
similar words:
anger, offend, shock, upset
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