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scandalous

scan·dal·ous

scandalous

 
 
pronunciation:
skaen d ls
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: causing, or likely to cause, a scandal; shocking; disgraceful.
The senator's scandalous love affair with one of his aides was reported in all the newspapers.
synonyms:
disgraceful, flagrant, inglorious, outrageous, shameful, shocking
similar words:
dishonorable, disreputable, ignominious, improper, indecent, indecorous, infamous, objectionable, opprobrious, reprehensible
definition 2: consisting of or containing material likely to cause a scandal.
a scandalous report
synonyms:
calumnious, defamatory, slanderous, traducing
antonyms:
seemly
similar words:
gossipy, injurious, insinuating, libelous
derivations: scandalously (adv.), scandalousness (n.)