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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.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outrageousness - excessive excess
excessiveness, inordinateness, excess - immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
2.outrageousness - the quality of being outrageous
indecency - the quality of being indecent


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(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.
to hurt, shock or insult. She was outraged by his behaviour.
outˈrageous adjective
noticeably terrible. an outrageous hat; outrageous behaviour.
outˈrageously adverb
outˈrageousness noun
References in classic literature ?
He was losing his head; he seemed to have come on an errand of which he was only now realising the outrageousness.
Tom, Tom, I love you so, and you seem to try every way you can to break my old heart with your outrageousness.
Those in the audience who thought the remark in poor taste obviously didn't know Monty Python's outrageousness, and Idle then gave them a taste with a medley of the ``Lumberjack Song,'' ``Always Look on the Bright Side of Life'' and the ``Spam'' song.
An amusing footnote in the annals of anti-World Trade Organization activism, "The Yes Men" follows pranksters posing as WTO officials at various dead-serious economic conferences, where, despite their outrageousness, few industry or government reps seem to realize it's all a joke.
In defense of the Farrellys, the outrageousness of the situations in ``Irene'' make it hard for anyone to see it as a real portrait of a man with a personality disorder.
Its profane flights of lyrical rhetoric are often hilarious, on a par with the character-based wackiness of "Bull Durham" at times; at others, it evokes "Chasing Amy" in outrageousness, while lacking that pic's seriousness of purpose.
Testosterone-fueled outrageousness with no message attached has a choke-hold on the entertainment world.
The sheer outrageousness and vulgarity of the show has created the sort of fever reminiscent of "The Producers" in New York two years ago.
It'll never match the outrageousness of I, II or III.
Kamlesh's one-time boyfriend Sharad (Faredoon Dodo-Bhujwala) is a catty queen hiding his bruised feelings behind outrageousness and venomous wit.
The Daily News, seizing on the outrageousness of the allegations and the continued abuse of public money, published a story and an editorial based on the June 1996 audit.
And while there are jump scares and lots of uneasy moments, the outrageousness of several plot elements mean fans of truly terrifying horror may be left feeling a little disappointed.