outrage

Part of speech: verb

To commit outrage upon; assault; wrong shamefully.

Part of speech: noun

An act of shocking violence or cruelty.

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Usage examples "outrage":

  1. If there be any who feel a morbid satisfaction in dwelling upon the history of outrage and cruelty, he at least is not one of them. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
  2. Still, while William did not outrage my reverence for him by a too high profession, I found him hard enough to follow. - "A Circuit Rider's Wife", Corra Harris.
  3. Had not a troop of theirs been captured by De Wet, had not their men and officer witnessed De Wet's cold- blooded outrage upon a British officer! - "On the Heels of De Wet", The Intelligence Officer.