What does scandalous mean?

Definitions for scandalous
ˈskæn dl əsscan·dalous

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. scandaleux.]

  2. Scandalous(adj)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. scandaleux.]

  3. Scandalous(adj)

    defamatory; libelous; as, a scandalous story

    Etymology: [Cf. F. scandaleux.]

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Numerology

  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

Examples of scandalous in a Sentence

  1. Mykola Azarov:

    If, using his knowledge, he played an active role then there's nothing scandalous about it.

  2. Jessica Vaughan:

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

  3. President Bronislaw Komorowski:

    The breakdown of the system for counting votes is a scandalous occurrence, an embarrassment, It is the peak of insanity to demand that the president take actions that would lead to a repeat of the vote.

  4. Marguerite Duras:

    When a woman drinks it's as if an animal were drinking, or a child. Alcoholism is scandalous in a woman, and a female alcoholic is rare, a serious matter. It's a slur on the divine in our nature.

  5. Diosdado Cabello:

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

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