scandalisation


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Noun1.scandalisation - the condition of being shocked (as by improper behavior)
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
2.scandalisation - the act of scandalizing
affront, insult - a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect; "turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"
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Today, in public discourse and bar-room discussions, even upright judges are being viewed under a cloud of suspicion on the one hand whilst living in fear of scandalisation on the other.
Chapter one explores the gender politics at the heart of the common scandalisation of intimate scenarios in which a woman may have sex with the best friend of her (male) partner.
Many professional women get discouraged from entering politics because of the treatment they get when they are trying to get into positions of power -- the name-calling, the scandalisation, the smear campaigns and much more.