outrage noun

1 great anger

ADJ. genuine | widespread | international | public | moral Media reports generated moral outrage.

VERB + OUTRAGE be greeted with, cause, generate, provoke, spark The news was greeted with outrage. | feel | express, voice Shopkeepers voiced their outrage at the new tax.

OUTRAGE + VERB be directed at sb/sth Much of the outrage was directed at foreign nationals.

PREP. in ~ The guests all shouted in outrage. | with ~ She was trembling with outrage. | ~ at Campaigners have expressed outrage at the decision. | ~ over There is widespread public outrage over the massacre.

PHRASES cries/howls of outrage The announcement provoked howls of outrage. | a feeling/sense of outrage

2 cruel/shocking act

VERB + OUTRAGE commit, perpetrate the outrages committed by the invading army

PREP. ~ against The new law on pensions is an outrage against the elderly.

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