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outrage

noun
 
 
/ˈaʊtreɪdʒ/
ANGER [U] a strong feeling of anger or shock: moral outrage The scandal caused public outrage. These murders have provoked outrage across the country.Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badlySurprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upsetAnger and displeasure
SHOCKING THING [C] something that causes great anger or shock: a terrorist outrage [+ (that)] It's an outrage that these children don't have enough to eat.Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badlySurprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of outrage noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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