scandalous Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˈskæn.dəl.əs/
making ​peopleshocked and ​upset: scandalous ​stories It's scandalous that we do so little to ​preventhomelessness.
adverb uk   us   /-li/
scandalously ​expensive (= so ​expensive that it is ​annoying)
(Definition of scandalous from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scandalous”
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人反感的, 令人震惊的…
in Turkish utanç verici, rezil edici, kepazelik çıkaran…
in Russian скандальный, позорный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人反感的, 令人震驚的…
in Polish skandaliczny…
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