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scan·dal·ize

 (skăn′dl-īz′)
tr.v. scan·dal·ized, scan·dal·iz·ing, scan·dal·iz·es
1. To offend the moral sensibilities of: a lurid incident that scandalized the whole town.
2. Archaic To dishonor; disgrace.

scan′dal·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
scan′dal·iz′er n.

scandalize

(ˈskændəˌlaɪz) or

scandalise

vb
(tr) to shock, as by improper behaviour
ˌscandaliˈzation, ˌscandaliˈsation n
ˈscandalˌizer, ˈscandalˌiser n

scan•dal•ize

(ˈskæn dlˌaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to shock or horrify by something scandalous.
[1480–90]

scandalize


Past participle: scandalized
Gerund: scandalizing

Imperative
scandalize
scandalize
Present
I scandalize
you scandalize
he/she/it scandalizes
we scandalize
you scandalize
they scandalize
Preterite
I scandalized
you scandalized
he/she/it scandalized
we scandalized
you scandalized
they scandalized
Present Continuous
I am scandalizing
you are scandalizing
he/she/it is scandalizing
we are scandalizing
you are scandalizing
they are scandalizing
Present Perfect
I have scandalized
you have scandalized
he/she/it has scandalized
we have scandalized
you have scandalized
they have scandalized
Past Continuous
I was scandalizing
you were scandalizing
he/she/it was scandalizing
we were scandalizing
you were scandalizing
they were scandalizing
Past Perfect
I had scandalized
you had scandalized
he/she/it had scandalized
we had scandalized
you had scandalized
they had scandalized
Future
I will scandalize
you will scandalize
he/she/it will scandalize
we will scandalize
you will scandalize
they will scandalize
Future Perfect
I will have scandalized
you will have scandalized
he/she/it will have scandalized
we will have scandalized
you will have scandalized
they will have scandalized
Future Continuous
I will be scandalizing
you will be scandalizing
he/she/it will be scandalizing
we will be scandalizing
you will be scandalizing
they will be scandalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been scandalizing
you have been scandalizing
he/she/it has been scandalizing
we have been scandalizing
you have been scandalizing
they have been scandalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been scandalizing
you will have been scandalizing
he/she/it will have been scandalizing
we will have been scandalizing
you will have been scandalizing
they will have been scandalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been scandalizing
you had been scandalizing
he/she/it had been scandalizing
we had been scandalizing
you had been scandalizing
they had been scandalizing
Conditional
I would scandalize
you would scandalize
he/she/it would scandalize
we would scandalize
you would scandalize
they would scandalize
Past Conditional
I would have scandalized
you would have scandalized
he/she/it would have scandalized
we would have scandalized
you would have scandalized
they would have scandalized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.scandalize - strike with disgust or revulsionscandalize - strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
churn up, sicken, disgust, nauseate, revolt - cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of; "The pornographic pictures sickened us"

scandalize

verb shock, outrage, appal, disgust, offend, horrify, affront, raise eyebrows amongst, cause a few raised eyebrows amongst (informal) She scandalized her family by falling in love with a married man.

scandalize

verb
To affect with a strong feeling of moral aversion:
Translations
pohoršit
forarge
megbotránkoztat
hneyksla
pohoršiť

scandalize

[ˈskændəlaɪz] VTescandalizar
she was scandalizedse escandalizó

scandalize

[ˈskændəlaɪz] vtscandaliser, indigner

scandalize

vtschockieren; she was scandalizedsie war entrüstet or empört (→ by über +acc)

scandalize

[ˈskændəˌlaɪz] vtscandalizzare

scandal

(ˈskӕndl) noun
1. something that is considered shocking or disgraceful. The price of such food is a scandal.
2. an outburst of public indignation caused by something shocking or disgraceful. Her love affair caused a great scandal amongst the neighbours; They kept the matter secret, in order to avoid a scandal.
3. gossip. all the latest scandal.
ˈscandalize, ˈscandalise verb
to shock or horrify. Their behaviour used to scandalize the neighbours.
ˈscandalous adjective
1. shocking or disgraceful.
2. (of stories etc) containing scandal.
ˈscandalously adverb
in a disgraceful way.
References in classic literature ?
Thus it was that our little romantic friend formed visions of the future for herself--nor must we be scandalised that, in all her castles in the air, a husband was the principal inhabitant.
On another occasion he was rather scandalised at finding his sister with a book of French plays; but as the governess remarked that it was for the purpose of acquiring the French idiom in conversation, he was fain to be content.
This so inflated them that they did various dodgy things to get staying up still longer, such as demanding bandages; but Wendy, though glorying in having them all home again safe and sound, was scandalised by the lateness of the hour, and cried, "To bed, to bed," in a voice that had to be obeyed.
It was one of the misguided Medora's many peculiarities to flout the unalterable rules that regulated American mourning, and when she stepped from the steamer her family were scandalised to see that the crape veil she wore for her own brother was seven inches shorter than those of her sisters-in-law, while little Ellen was in crimson merino and amber beads, like a gipsy foundling.
as if I wouldn't trust you with millions of billions if I had them," cried Rose, scandalised at the mere suggestion.
John was a good deal scandalised by this observance, but seeing that Mr Haredale took little heed of what Hugh said or did, and that his thoughts were otherwise employed, he offered no apology, and went in silence down the stairs, across the walk, and through the garden-gate.
He will be looking in particular at his novel La Terre (This Filthy Earth), written in 1887, looking at how Zola shocked and scandalised his contemporaries, from his depictions of sex and violence to his exposure of lies at the heart of the French political Establishment.
The scandalised "hushing" noise from 99% of the rest of us, had to be heard to be believed.
One of the mums told us that her daughter had been scandalised while staying with her older aunt down south.
If God sees and knows all things, and is scandalised by certain sexual behaviours, then what people do in the privacy of their homes, though it may not have the slightest implication for their behaviour in public, will still be a matter of public concern for people of faith.
The Archbishopric said in its announcement that it was "deeply saddened" that the flock was scandalised "by his abhorrent actions".
Speaking at the Association of Colleges annual conference in Birmingham yesterday, she said: "One of the things that scandalised me is the number of 16 to 18-year-olds who were not only not being encouraged, but being offered maths and English post 16 when they were on Level 3 courses, and might even believe that they would go on to university successfully, and did not have these GCSEs.