scandalize Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “scandalize” in the English Dictionary

"scandalize" in British English

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scandalizeverb [T often passive]

(UK usually scandalise) uk   us   /ˈskæn.dəl.aɪz/
If you are scandalized by someone's ​behaviour, you ​disapprove of it and are ​shocked by it because you ​think it is against ​morallaws: The ​wholecommunity was scandalized by her second ​marriage.
(Definition of scandalize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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scandalizeverb [T]

 us   /ˈskæn·dəlˌɑɪz/
to ​shock someone with an ​action or ​opinionthought of as ​immoral or ​wrong: His ​novel scandalized readers with his ​description of Washington ​powerbrokers.
(Definition of scandalize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scandalize”
in Chinese (Simplified) (不道德的行为)使震惊,使反感,使愤慨…
in Chinese (Traditional) (不道德的行爲)使震驚,使反感,使憤慨…
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