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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. strike with disgust or revulsion;
- Example: "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
[syn: shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scandalize \Scan"dal*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scandalized; p. pr. & vb. n. Scandalizing.] [F. scandaliser, L. scandalizare, from Gr. skandali`zein.] 1. To offend the feelings or the conscience of (a person) by some action which is considered immoral or criminal; to bring shame, disgrace, or reproach upon. [1913 Webster] I demand who they are whom we scandalize by using harmless things. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] The congregation looked on in silence, the better class scandalized, and the lower orders, some laughing, others backing the soldier or the minister, as their fancy dictated. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. To reproach; to libel; to defame; to slander. [1913 Webster] To tell his tale might be interpreted into scandalizing the order. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

scandalize v 1: strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends" [syn: shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

18 Moby Thesaurus words for "scandalize": affront, asperse, calumniate, defame, denigrate, disturb, gall, horrify, libel, offend, outrage, rankle, scandal, shock, slander, slur, smear, upset