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outrage

noun abomination, absurdity, abuse, affront, atrocity, contempt, contumacious, cruelty, dishonorableness, disrespect, harmfulness, hatefulness, horribleness, ignobleness, malevolence, maliciousness, odiousness, offensiveness, perfidiousness, wickedness
Associated concepts: moral outrage
See also: abuse, bait, cruelty, defilement, delinquency, dishonor, disregard, disservice, disturb, flout, ground, harass, harrow, insult, mischief, misconduct, misdoing, persecute, perturb, shame, vice, wrong

OUTRAGE. A grave injury; a serious wrong. This is a generic word which is applied to everything, which is injurious, in great degree, to the honor or rights of another.

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Public reaction - revulsion may be the better word - to this outrage and to the recent arson of Sacramento synagogues once again points up what a unique and wonderful place America is and it makes my glass much more than half full.
And there would have been much less outrage and concern.
It's loaded with splendid examples of regulatory and legal stupidity, and contains a blood-boiling outrage every few pages.
Over half the female homicide victims named as farmers in the Outrage Reports were killed by in-laws or other relatives in disputes over inheritance or possession of the farm.
If anything is worth a burst of outrage, it ought to be the specter of the vile Henry Kissinger back at the White House peddling his dreams of violent conquest to a president who is as dimwitted about international issues as Richard Nixon was devious.