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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.
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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
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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. She did not help him, and he could only blurt out bluntly.
Tom, Tom, I love you so, and you seem to try every way you can to break my old heart with your outrageousness." By this time the dental instruments were ready.
Though the sequences predictably lead to further trouble, especially for Frank, their details nevertheless surprise, while each setpiece tops the previous one for sheer outrageousness. Frank's determination to show his devotion to Bo doesn't lessen his clownishness yet still reinforces his humanity, while Casper's sexcapades are partly mitigated by the manhandling he endures back home from Hjejle.
But in recent years the problem has intensified in degree and outrageousness. Daily stress, electronic gizmos and a contemporary mind-set that seems to have elevated multitasking from a fault to an art form all are playing perilous roles on the roads.
He comes across as a hopeless romantic who loves to play around with the story-telling process, producing over-the-top visceral feasts which, despite their opulence and outrageousness, always retain a firm footing in humanity.
But Cadamarteri pocketed the cash and slipped gradually out of the limelight, pictured in the press only for the outrageousness of his latest expensive sports car.
"My inspiration was Aristophanes, The quality of his work, the outrageousness of it, made me realize that true comedy is much more difficult and glorious to do than tragedy.
She has just the right mix of realness and outrageousness."
"These awards have been accused of having no sense of humour," said the Oasis star, "but then we see a band like A1 win Best Newcomer." That was the limit of this year's outrageousness.
Until his death at the age of 90 on November 21, Crisp carded on the tradition of outrageousness and social commentary masked as wit, along with a similar penchant for unflinching honesty.
Even auds accustomed to the anything-goes outrageousness of many Bollywood multi-genre masalas may be left slack-jawed and breathless after experiencing this singularly wild ride.
Sheer outrageousness. Serge Blanco ran the ball from behind his posts and found little Didier Camberabero, who chipped over the defence perfectly for Saint- Andre to pick up and score.