Outrageously
Outrageous Out*ra"geous (out*r[=a]"j[u^]s), a. [OF. outrageus, F. outrageux. See {Outrage}, n.] Of the nature of an outrage; exceeding the limits of right, reason, or decency; such as to cause outrage; involving or doing an outrage; furious; violent; atrocious. ``Outrageous weeping.'' --Chaucer. ``The most outrageous villainies.'' --Sir P. Sidney. ``The vile, outrageous crimes.'' --Shak. ``Outrageous panegyric.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Violent; furious; exorbitant; excessive; atrocious; monstrous; wanton; nefarious; heinous. [1913 Webster] -- {Out*ra"geous*ly} (out*r[=a]"j[u^]s*l[y^]), adv. -- {Out*ra"geous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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