outrage

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
outrage

Plural
outrages

  1. An outrage is a very violent act.
    He kicked a puppy which was an outrage.
  2. An outrage can be an act that offends many people.
    Burning the US flag was an outrage.
  3. Outrage is a feeling of anger towards people who have been violent or offensive.
    He was outraged by by the attack on the old lady.

Verb[change]

Plain form
outrage

Third-person singular
outrages

Past tense
outraged

Past participle
outraged

Present participle
outraging

  1. To outrage someone is to be very violent or cause great offence.
    He outraged Muslims when he burned copies of the Koran.

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