Outraging
Outrage Out"rage, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Outragen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Outraging}.] [F. outrager. See {Outrage}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To commit outrage upon; to subject to outrage; to treat with violence or excessive abuse. [1913 Webster]

Base and insolent minds outrage men when they have hope of doing it without a return. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster]

This interview outrages all decency. --Broome. [1913 Webster]

2. Specifically, to violate; to commit an indecent assault upon (a female). [1913 Webster]

3. To cause to become very angry; as, the burning of the flag outraged the small conservative town. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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