outrageous


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out·ra·geous

 (out-rā′jəs)
adj.
1.
a. Grossly offensive to decency or morality.
b. Being well beyond the bounds of good taste: outrageous epithets.
2. Having no regard for morality.
3. Violent or unrestrained in temperament or behavior.
4.
a. Extremely unusual or unconventional; extraordinary: loved to dress in outrageous clothing; found some outrageous bargains.
b. Being beyond all reason; extravagant or immoderate: spends an outrageous amount on entertainment.

out·ra′geous·ly adv.
out·ra′geous·ness n.

outrageous

(aʊtˈreɪdʒəs)
adj
1. being or having the nature of an outrage
2. grossly offensive to decency, authority, etc
3. violent or unrestrained in behaviour or temperament
4. extravagant or immoderate
outˈrageously adv
outˈrageousness n

out•ra•geous

(aʊtˈreɪ dʒəs)

adj.
1. of or involving gross injury or wrong.
2. grossly offensive to the sense of right or decency: outrageous behavior.
3. passing reasonable bounds: an outrageous price.
4. violent in action or temper.
5. extravagant; remarkable: outrageous cleverness.
[1275–1325; < Middle French outrageus. See outrage, -ous]
out•ra′geous•ly, adv.
out•ra′geous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.outrageous - grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror; "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry"
offensive - unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"
2.outrageous - greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usurious interest rate"; "unconscionable spending"
immoderate - beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending"

outrageous

adjective
2. unreasonable, unfair, excessive, steep (informal), shocking, over the top (slang), extravagant, too great, scandalous, preposterous, unwarranted, exorbitant, extortionate, immoderate, O.T.T. (slang) Charges for long-distance telephone calls are absolutely outrageous.
unreasonable fair, reasonable, just, moderate, equitable

outrageous

adjective
1. Disgracefully and grossly offensive:
Archaic: enormous.
Translations
شَنِيعٌشَنيع، مُهين، مُتَجاوِز حُدود الأدَب
neslýchaný
forfærdeligoprørendeuhyrlig
järkyttävä
skandalozan
svívirîilegur
とんでもない
무례한
nezaslišan
skandalös
ผิดปรกติและน่าตกใจ
hung bạo

outrageous

[aʊtˈreɪdʒəs] ADJ
1. (= shocking, intolerable) [conduct, decision, accusation] → escandaloso; [price, demands] → exorbitante, escandaloso; [act, crime] → atroz, monstruoso
it's outrageous! I won't stand for it¡qué barbaridad! or ¡es escandaloso! no lo pienso consentir
it is outrageous that taxpayers will have to foot the billes escandaloso que sean los contribuyentes los que tengan que pagar
2. (= extravagant) [clothes, fashion] → extravagante, estrafalario; [idea, story] → estrambótico
she has an outrageous sense of humoursu sentido del humor es de escándalo
he's outrageous!¡es increíble or imposible!

outrageous

[aʊtˈreɪdʒəs] adj
[behaviour] → scandaleux/euse; [incident] → scandaleux/euse
(= excessive) [claim, demand] → outrancier/ière
(= absurd) [clothes, remark] → grotesque

outrageous

adj
(= cruel, violent)gräulich, verabscheuenswürdig; murder, rape, and other outrageous deedsMord, Vergewaltigung und andere Untaten
remark, story, price, claim, behaviourunerhört; demand, insolence, lie, arrogance etcunerhört, unverschämt; nonsensehaarsträubend; languageentsetzlich, unflätig; charge, defamation etcungeheuerlich; clothes, make-up etcausgefallen, unmöglich (inf); (= indecent)geschmacklos; complexity, selfishnessunglaublich, unerhört; outrageous colourSchockfarbe f; he’s outrageous!er ist unmöglich!; it’s absolutely outrageous that …es ist einfach unerhört, dass …

outrageous

[aʊtˈreɪdʒəs] adj (language, joke, offensive) → scioccante; (price) → esorbitante; (clothes) → stravagante; (crime) → atroce
it's outrageous that ... → è scandaloso che...

outrage

(ˈautreidʒ) noun
a wicked act, especially of great violence. the outrages committed by the soldiers; The decision to close the road is a public outrage.
verb
to hurt, shock or insult. She was outraged by his behaviour.
outˈrageous adjective
noticeably terrible. an outrageous hat; outrageous behaviour.
outˈrageously adverb
outˈrageousness noun

outrageous

شَنِيعٌ neslýchaný oprørende empörend σκανδαλώδης escandaloso järkyttävä effarant skandalozan atroce とんでもない 무례한 buitensporig opprørende oburzający ultrajante возмутительный skandalös ผิดปรกติและน่าตกใจ dehşet verici hung bạo 蛮横的

outrageous

a. [shocking] atroz; increíble.
References in classic literature ?
It is dull enough to confuse the eye in following, pronounced enough to constantly irritate and provoke study, and when you follow the lame uncertain curves for a little distance they suddenly commit suicide--plunge off at outrageous angles, destroy themselves in unheard of contradictions.
He tasks me; he heaps me; I see in him outrageous strength, with an inscrutable malice sinewing it.
True, among the more upright and honorable whalemen allowances are always made for peculiar cases, where it would be an outrageous moral injustice for one party to claim possession of a whale previously chased or killed by another party.
Marija was working for one of the independent packers, and was quite beside herself and outrageous with triumph over the sums of money she was making as a painter of cans.
Sam and Andy ran and shouted,--dogs barked here and there,--and Mike, Mose, Mandy, Fanny, and all the smaller specimens on the place, both male and female, raced, clapped hands, whooped, and shouted, with outrageous officiousness and untiring zeal.
And makes us rather sling the arrows of outrageous fortune
He was going a-fishing before dawn, with Pembroke Howard, and if I got the twins into the common calaboose--and I thought sure I could--I never dreamed of their slipping out on a paltry fine for such an outrageous offense-- well, once in the calaboose they would be disgraced, and uncle wouldn't want any duels with that sort of characters, and wouldn't allow any.
Heathcliff's talk was outrageous, after you left us; but I could soon have diverted him from Isabella, and the rest meant nothing.
I confess that we were so unpopular with the outrageous mob, that I only got away from England at the risk of being ducked to death, and that Cly was so ferreted up and down, that he never would have got away at all but for that sham.
Micawber's discovering that Master Micawber was sitting on his boots, or holding his head on with both arms as if he felt it loose, or accidentally kicking Traddles under the table, or shuffling his feet over one another, or producing them at distances from himself apparently outrageous to nature, or lying sideways with his hair among the wine-glasses, or developing his restlessness of limb in some other form incompatible with the general interests of society; and by Master Micawber's receiving those discoveries in a resentful spirit.
And Herbert had seen him as a predatory Tartar of comic propensities, with a face like a red brick, and an outrageous hat all over bells.
O Progeny of Heav'n, Empyreal Thrones, With reason hath deep silence and demurr Seis'd us, though undismaid: long is the way And hard, that out of Hell leads up to Light; Our prison strong, this huge convex of Fire, Outrageous to devour, immures us round Ninefold, and gates of burning Adamant Barr'd over us prohibit all egress.