Synonyms for outrage

Synonyms for (noun) outrage

Synonyms: outrage

Definition: a wantonly cruel act

Similar words: inhumanity, atrocity

Definition: an act of atrocious cruelty


Synonyms: scandalisation, scandalization, outrage

Definition: the act of scandalizing

Similar words: insult, affront

Definition: a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect

Usage: turning his back on me was a deliberate insult


Synonyms: outrage, scandal

Definition: a disgraceful event

Similar words: trouble

Definition: an event causing distress or pain

Usage: what is the trouble?; heart trouble


Synonyms: outrage, indignation

Definition: a feeling of righteous anger

Similar words: ire, anger, choler

Definition: a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance

Synonyms for (verb) outrage

Synonyms: scandalise, scandalize, shock, appal, appall, outrage, offend

Definition: strike with disgust or revulsion

Usage: The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends

Similar words: churn up, nauseate, sicken, revolt, disgust

Definition: cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of

Usage: The pornographic pictures sickened us


Synonyms: violate, rape, ravish, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage

Definition: force (someone) to have sex against their will

Usage: The woman was raped on her way home at night

Similar words: set on, assail, assault, attack

Definition: attack someone physically or emotionally

Usage: The mugger assaulted the woman; Nightmares assailed him regularly


Synonyms: outrage, profane, violate, desecrate

Definition: violate the sacred character of a place or language

Usage: desecrate a cemetery; violate the sanctity of the church; profane the name of God

Similar words: set on, assail, assault, attack

Definition: attack someone physically or emotionally

Usage: The mugger assaulted the woman; Nightmares assailed him regularly