verb (used with object), out·raged, out·rag·ing.
Origin of outrage
Examples from the Web for outrage
Michelle Obama tweeting a hashtag is somehow cause for outrage.
From righteous fury to faux indignation, everything we got mad about in 2014—and how outrage has taken over our lives.
It is likely the case that attention and outrage from overseas saved her from this fate.
Where is the outrage of Sharpton regarding the death of Zemir Begic?
Perhaps my outrage at the men defending Cosby springs from my own feelings of guilt.
They were greatly and justly exasperated by an outrage inflicted upon them by a preceding party of United States recruits.Christopher Carson|John S. C. Abbott
It will be easy to bring the perpetrators of the outrage to justice if you so desire.History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)|George Washington Williams
A crime and an outrage he called it, an affront to the industry and to the public.Astounding Stories, August, 1931|Various
But to quote from any other language is to commit an outrage on your guests.Collections and Recollections|George William Erskine Russell
They outrage every law in the world and are afraid of the world's tongue.Miscellaneous Aphorisms; The Soul of Man|Oscar Wilde
Word Origin for outrage
c.1300, "evil deed, offense, crime; affront, indignity," from Old French outrage "harm, damage; insult; criminal behavior; presumption, insolence, overweening" (12c.), earlier oltrage (11c.), from Vulgar Latin *ultraticum "excess," from Latin ultra "beyond" (see ultra-). Etymologically, "the passing beyond reasonable bounds" in any sense; meaning narrowed in English toward violent excesses because of folk etymology from out + rage. Of injuries to feelings, principles, etc., from 1769.
c.1300, "to go to excess, act immoderately," from outrage (n.). From 1580s with meaning "do violence to." Related: Outraged; outraging.