Scandalously Scan"dal*ous*ly, adv. 1. In a manner to give offense; shamefully. [1913 Webster]

His discourse at table was scandalously unbecoming the dignity of his station. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

2. With a disposition to impute immorality or wrong. [1913 Webster]

Shun their fault, who, scandalously nice, Will needs mistake an author into vice. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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