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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 ?
Naturally enough the books were written by a perfectly good woman, the wife of an English clergyman, whose friends were greatly scandalized by them.
Our grave old chair must have been scandalized at such scenes," observed Laurence; "the chair that had been the Lady Arbella's, and which the holy apostle Eliot had consecrated.
Buckeye, the Delaware Indian, was scandalized at this heedlessness of the hunters when an enemy was at hand, and was continually preaching up caution.
And, as I was saying, if I had known your ladyship to be your ladyship, I would as soon have burnt my fingers as have affronted your ladyship; but truly where gentry come and spend their money, I am not willing that they should be scandalized by a set of poor shabby vermin, that, wherever they go, leave more lice than money behind them; such folks never raise my compassion, for to be certain it is foolish to have any for them; and if our justices did as they ought, they would be all whipt out of the kingdom, for to be certain it is what is most fitting for them.
Poyser interposed, scandalized at the mere suggestion that the young squire could be excluded by any meaner partners.
I feigned to be not only amazed but almost scandalized.
Nellie had been frankly scandalized at the idea of mourning.
He never went about otherwise than surrounded by a small court of bishops and abbés of high lineage, gallant, jovial, and given to carousing on occasion; and more than once the good and devout women of Saint Germain d' Auxerre, when passing at night beneath the brightly illuminated windows of Bourbon, had been scandalized to hear the same voices which had intoned vespers for them during the day carolling, to the clinking of glasses, the bacchic proverb of Benedict XII.
The guide stares harder than ever, with every appearance of feeling perfectly scandalized by the question.
And yet every person in the house would have been scandalized if the plain question had been put: You know this is a tyranny of your own making, you know you don't really believe in it, you know you don't really like it--why do you submit?
Pollyanna, had fairly flown across the room and flung herself into her aunt's scandalized, unyielding lap.
All the pilgrims and the manager were then congregated on the awning-deck about the pilot-house, chattering at each other like a flock of excited magpies, and there was a scandalized murmur at my heartless promptitude.