Definitions for scandalousˈskæn dl əs

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word scandalous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shocking(adj)

    giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation

    "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time"


  1. scandalous(Adjective)

    wrong, immoral, causing a scandal

  2. scandalous(Adjective)

    malicious, defamatory

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scandalous(adj)

    giving offense to the conscience or moral feelings; exciting reprobation; calling out condemnation

  2. Scandalous(adj)

    disgraceful to reputation; bringing shame or infamy; opprobrious; as, a scandalous crime or vice

  3. Scandalous(adj)

    defamatory; libelous; as, a scandalous story

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. scandaleux.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scandalous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scandalous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jessica Vaughan:

    Irene Martin’s nomination for this valor award is scandalous.

  2. Jack Kim:

    I was tasked with taking photos of military secrets and scandalous scenes.

  3. Diosdado Cabello:

    Do you think any similarity with this scandalous fabrication is pure coincidence? i don't think so!

  4. Greek Migration Minister Yannis Mouzalas:

    Its scandalous... that five police chiefs can overturn a decision of European Union ministers on the matter.

  5. Migrant Minister Yannis Mouzalas:

    It's scandalous... that five police chiefs can overturn a decision of European Union prime ministers on the matter.

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