Outrage is anger. Outrage is expressed when people believe that a situation is not fair, or there’s some sort of injustice.
- Outrage over the results of the election inspired protests around the nation.
- There’s a certain amount of outrage felt by many people in the country.
- A woman expressed her outrage in a letter which was published in the op-ed section of the newspaper.
- Consumers expressed their outrage by refusing to purchase the company’s products.
- The government’s policies resulted in outrage among the people.
- This is an outrage!
The word "outrageous" is an adjective.
- That’s outrageous.
- People were upset by the man’s outrageous behavior.
- The man’s behavior was outrageously offensive. (The word "outrageously" is an adverb.)
- Prices are outrageous at some clothing stores.
- The restaurant throws away an outrageous amount of food every day.
- They’re making an outrageous amount of money by overcharging their customers. (They’re making a lot of money.)
The man expressed his outrage at the meeting.
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Date of publication: January 16, 2017