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

 

scandalize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ˈskændəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskændəlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they scandalize
BrE BrE//ˈskændəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskændəlaɪz//
 
he / she / it scandalizes
BrE BrE//ˈskændəlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskændəlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple scandalized
BrE BrE//ˈskændəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskændəlaɪzd//
 
past participle scandalized
BrE BrE//ˈskændəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskændəlaɪzd//
 
-ing form scandalizing
BrE BrE//ˈskændəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskændəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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scandalize somebody to do something that people find very shocking synonym outrage She scandalized her family with her extravagant lifestyle. Word Origin late 15th cent. (in the sense ‘make a public scandal of’): from French scandaliser or ecclesiastical Latin scandalizare, from Greek skandalizein.
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