"outrages" in the noun sense
1. indignation, outrage
a feeling of righteous anger
a wantonly cruel act
3. scandal, outrage
a disgraceful event
4. scandalization, scandalisation, outrage
the act of scandalizing
"outrages" in the verb sense
1. shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage
strike with disgust or revulsion
"The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
2. desecrate, profane, outrage, violate
violate the sacred character of a place or language
"desecrate a cemetery"
"violate the sanctity of the church"
"profane the name of God"
3. rape, ravish, violate, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage
force (someone) to have sex against their will
"The woman was raped on her way home at night"
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