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scan·dal·ous

 (skăn′dl-əs)
adj.
1. Causing scandal; shocking: scandalous behavior.
2. Containing material damaging to reputation; defamatory: a scandalous exposé.

scan′dal·ous·ly adv.
scan′dal·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.scandalously - in a scandalous manner; "you behaved scandalously when you walked out of that meeting!"
Translations
بصورَةٍ فاضِحَه وَشائِنَه
pohoršlivě
hneykslanlega
pohoršujúco
rezilcesine

scandalously

[ˈskændələslɪ] ADVescandalosamente

scandalously

[ˈskændələsli] adv (= shockingly) [behave] → de façon scandaleuse
scandalously over-priced → à un prix scandaleuxscandal sheet n (US) (= newspaper) → journal m à scandale
the scandal sheets → la presse à scandale

scandalously

advskandalös; to speak scandalously of somebodyböse or üble Gerüchte über jdn verbreiten; her children are scandalously neglectedes ist skandalös or ein Skandal, wie vernachlässigt ihre Kinder sind

scandalously

[ˈskændləslɪ] advscandalosamente, in modo scandaloso

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 ?
Vernon that her sisterly cautions have been bestowed in vain, and to persuade Reginald that she has scandalously belied me.
"Everything is going up scandalously," sighed Stella.
Some said, that the Vincys had behaved scandalously, that Mr.
'They might have at least respected my pin!' he thought, and he was moved as by a slight, and began at once to recollect that he was here an interloper, in a strange house, which he had entered almost by a burglary, and where at any moment he might be scandalously challenged.
With a firm, steady-eyed impudence, which seemed to hold back the threat of some abominable menace, he would proceed to sell over the counter some object looking obviously and scandalously not worth the money which passed in the transaction: a small cardboard box with apparently nothing inside, for instance, or one of those carefully closed yellow flimsy envelopes, or a soiled volume in paper covers with a promising title.
'I can't bear to hear you talk in that patient way, after the scandalously cruel manner in which you have been treated.
Meanwhile, she was behaving scandalously; she was looking out of the window, and thinking of the color of the sky, and of the decorations on the Imperial Hotel, when she ought to have been shepherding her colleagues, and pinning them down to the matter in hand.
The music she selected to play was of the most scandalously profane sort, associated with performances on the stage which it curdles one's blood to think of.
Again, he had heard the name, more lately, associated scandalously with the name of his brother.
He often lived scandalously; sometimes he was with the far more fine-spirited Shelley; and he sometimes furnished money to the Italians who were conducting the agitation against their tyrannical foreign governments.
And there was that on Mahbub Ali which he did not wish to keep an hour longer than was necessary - a wad of closely folded tissue- paper, wrapped in oilskin - an impersonal, unaddressed statement, with five microscopic pin-holes in one corner, that most scandalously betrayed the five confederated Kings, the sympathetic Northern Power, a Hindu banker in Peshawur, a firm of gun-makers in Belgium, and an important, semi-independent Mohammedan ruler to the south.
Some very august personages indeed (whom in her fury she had insisted upon scandalously involving in her affairs) had incurred her animosity.