Outrage

Definition of Outrage

Out`rage´
v. t.1.To rage in excess of.
n.1.Injurious violence or wanton wrong done to persons or things; a gross violation of right or decency; excessive abuse; wanton mischief; gross injury.
He wrought great outrages, wasting all the country.
- Spenser.
2.Excess; luxury.
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Outragen ; p. pr. & vb. n. Outraging .]
1.To commit outrage upon; to subject to outrage; to treat with violence or excessive abuse.
Base and insolent minds outrage men when they have hope of doing it without a return.
- Atterbury.
This interview outrages all decency.
- Broome.
2.Specifically, to violate; to commit an indecent assault upon (a female).
3.To cause to become very angry; as, the burning of the flag outraged the small conservative town.
v. i.1.To be guilty of an outrage; to act outrageously.

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