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The girl was appalled by the mercilessness of a destiny that had so outraged right.

Cassidy sneered, outraged by such impudence on the part of an ex-convict.

They quite blocked the pathway, oblivious to everything but their outraged feelings.

The woman, the amorosa, alone remained in her, outraged and exasperated by a rival.

I am glad that public decency is not to be outraged by their embarking together.

The floodgates were opened; outraged nature was taking her revenge.

It so outraged him and upset him that for hours he would behave like a demon.

His amour-propre, his long fidelity, his deep affection—all were outraged.

I respect the natural indignation of an outraged father, but—ahem!

Outraged dignity and injured pride were expressed in every line of her figure.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "evil deed, offense, crime; affront, indignity," from Old French outrage "harm, damage; insult; criminal behavior; presumption, insolence, overweening" (12c.), earlier oltrage (11c.), from Vulgar Latin *ultraticum "excess," from Latin ultra "beyond" (see ultra-). Etymologically, "the passing beyond reasonable bounds" in any sense; meaning narrowed in English toward violent excesses because of folk etymology from out + rage. Of injuries to feelings, principles, etc., from 1769.

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