- 1shocking and unacceptable synonym disgraceful a scandalous waste of money The decision is nothing short of scandalous. it is scandalous that… It is scandalous that he has not been punished.
- 2[only before noun] containing talk about the shocking or immoral things that people have done or are thought to have done scandalous stories
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adverb scandalously low pay