Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Outrage (Page: 1019)

Out*rage" (?), v. t. [Out + rage.] To rage in excess of. [R.] Young.


Outrage (Page: 1019)

Out"rage (?), n. [F. outrage; OF. outre, oltre, beyond (F. outre, L. ultra) + -age, as, in courage, voyage. See Ulterior.]

1. Injurious violence or wanton wrong done to persons or things; a gross violation of right or decency; excessive abuse; wanton mischief; gross injury. Chaucer.

He wrought great outrages, wasting all the country. Spenser.

2. Excess; luxury. [Obs.] Chaucer. Syn. -- Affront; insult; abuse. See Affront.


Outrage (Page: 1019)

Out"rage (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Outragen (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Outraging (?).] [F. outrager. See Outrage, n.]

1. To commit outrage upon; to subject to outrage; to treat with violence or excessive abuse.

Base and insolent minds outrage men when they have hope of doing it without a return. Atterbury.
This interview outrages all decency. Broome.

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


Outrage (Page: 1019)

Out"rage, v. t. To be guilty of an outrage; to act outrageously.