Definitions for scandalousˈskæn dl əs

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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"

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  1. scandalous(Adjective)

    wrong, immoral, causing a scandal

  2. scandalous(Adjective)

    malicious, defamatory

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  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.]


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