Pronunciation: (out'rāj), [key]
n., v., -raged, -rag•ing.

1. an act of wanton cruelty or violence; any gross violation of law or decency.
2. anything that strongly offends, insults, or affronts the feelings.
3. a powerful feeling of resentment or anger aroused by something perceived as an injury, insult, or injustice: Outrage seized the entire nation at the news of the attempted assassination.

1. to subject to grievous violence or indignity.
2. to anger or offend; make resentful; shock: I am outraged by his whole attitude.
3. to offend against (right, decency, feelings, etc.) grossly or shamelessly: Such conduct outrages our normal sense of decency.
4. to rape.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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