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outrage

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoutrageout‧rage1 /ˈaʊtreɪdʒ/ ●○○ noun  1 [uncountable]SHOCK a feeling of great anger and shock The response to the jury’s verdict was one of outrage. a sense of moral outrageoutrage at/over environmentalists’ outrage at plans to develop the coastlinepublic/popular outrage The case generated public outrage.2 [countable]BAD BEHAVIOUR OR ACTIONS an event that produces great anger and shock, especially because it is cruel or violent bomb outrages in London This is an outrage!
Examples from the Corpus
outrageThe prices they charge are an outrage!It's an outrage that men who didn't finish high school sometimes earn more than women with college educations.The sense of anger and outrage within the community seemed to grow by the hour.There is something in this above controversy and outrage and all these over-familiar words.In the afternoon, ritual becomes outrage and entire buckets of water are thrown at all and sundry.Prominent Republicans have expressed outrage at the decision.At last, I recognize my latest outrage.The plans brought cries of outrage from residents.I felt disbelief, and some sense of outrage that this should happen to me.Any attempts to lessen his prison sentence will cause public outrage.The anarchic music of punk caused public outrage when it first burst upon the scene.The fearful electorate found Reagan's outrage and can-do optimism more persuasive than the dour Brown's equivocation.For they understood the source of the outrage as well as they knew the source of light.Several parents of affected children have written to the Prime Minister to express their outrage.The terrorist attack, in which two innocent tourists were murdered, is the third outrage of its kind this year.You really must bring this outrage to an end.The images of these hopeless, hungry people haunted her, filling her with outrage.public/popular outrageMedia coverage generates public outrage, if incomplete understanding.One might well conclude the dismissal was a feint, a hollow gesture to allay perceived public outrage.Rising public outrage eventually forced Intel to reverse its policy and offer replacement chips to anyone who wanted one.That sort of episode makes them subject to public outrage.The assault on Chung was greeted with widespread public outrage.
outrageoutrage2 ●○○ verb [transitive]  SHOCKto make someone feel very angry and shocked Customers were outraged by the price increases. Grammar Outrage is usually passive.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
outrageMy constituents are outraged by the fact that Ministers seem to regard themselves as above the law.Are shareholders outraged by these payments?Stopped by another outraged driver, the motorist was apologetic, saying he had forgotten the danger of his actions.But his wife is outraged on his behalf.So instead of being outraged, one is left with a resigned smirk.The Maxwell name has been reviled by 20,000 pensioners outraged that £400 million had been pillaged from their pension funds.Parents and social services were outraged that abuse victims might come into contact with Stout again if he returned to the city.Football fans and coaches were outraged that their schedules were being upset.
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Verb table
outrage
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoutrage
he, she, itoutrages
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoutraged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave outraged
he, she, ithas outraged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad outraged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill outrage
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have outraged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam outraging
he, she, itis outraging
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you, we, theyare outraging
Past
I, he, she, itwas outraging
you, we, theywere outraging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been outraging
he, she, ithas been outraging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been outraging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be outraging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been outraging
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