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Definition of outrage verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

outrage

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈaʊtreɪdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtreɪdʒ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they outrage
BrE BrE//ˈaʊtreɪdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtreɪdʒ//
 
he / she / it outrages
BrE BrE//ˈaʊtreɪdʒɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtreɪdʒɪz//
 
past simple outraged
BrE BrE//ˈaʊtreɪdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtreɪdʒd//
 
past participle outraged
BrE BrE//ˈaʊtreɪdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtreɪdʒd//
 
-ing form outraging
BrE BrE//ˈaʊtreɪdʒɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtreɪdʒɪŋ//
 
Anger
 
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[often passive] outrage somebody to make somebody very shocked and angry He was outraged at the way he had been treated. I am morally outraged by their actions. The killings have outraged the entire community. See related entries: Anger Word Origin Middle English (in the senses ‘lack of moderation’ and ‘violent behaviour’): from Old French ou(l)trage, based on Latin ultra ‘beyond’. Sense development has been affected by the belief that the word is a compound of out and rage.
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