scandalous

  • 1 Scandalous! — Single par Prince extrait de l’album Batman Face B When 2 R In Love Sex Sortie 28 novembre 1989 Enregistrement octobre 1988 …

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  • 2 Scandalous — Scan dal*ous, a. [Cf. F. scandaleux.] 1. Giving offense to the conscience or moral feelings; exciting reprobation; calling out condemnation. [1913 Webster] Nothing scandalous or offensive unto any. Hooker. [1913 Webster] 2. Disgraceful to… …

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  • 3 Scandalous — Scandalous(scan·dal·ous):Scandalous is the name of multiple songs: * Scandalous (Mis Teeq song) * Scandalous (Prince song)See also: *Scandal …

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  • 4 scandalous — I adjective arrant, atrocious, base, black, condemnatory, corrupt, damnatory, dastardly, defamatory, denunciatory, deplorable, despicable, discreditable, disgraceful, dishonorable, disreputable, disrespectable, execrable, facinorous, flagitious,… …

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  • 5 scandalous — (adj.) 1590s, from Fr. scandaleux, from M.L. scandalosus, from Church L. scandalum (see SCANDAL (Cf. scandal)). Related: Scandalously …

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  • 6 scandalous — [adj] disreputable atrocious, backbiting, calumnious, crying, defamatory, desperate, detracting, detractive, disgraceful, gossiping, heinous, ignominious, infamous, libelous, maligning, monstrous, odious, opprobrious, outrageous, red hot*,… …

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  • 7 scandalous — ► ADJECTIVE 1) causing general public outrage by a perceived offence against morality or law. 2) (of a state of affairs) disgracefully bad. DERIVATIVES scandalously adverb …

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  • 8 scandalous — [skan′də ləs] adj. [Fr scandaleux < ML scandalosus] 1. causing scandal; offensive to a sense of decency or shocking to the moral feelings of the community; shameful 2. consisting of or spreading slander; libelous; defamatory scandalously adv.… …

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  • 9 scandalous — [[t]skæ̱ndələs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Scandalous behaviour or activity is considered immoral and shocking. They would be sacked for criminal or scandalous behaviour... He spoke of scandalous corruption and incompetence. Syn: shocking… …

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  • 10 scandalous — adj. 1) scandalous to + inf. (it is scandalous to behave like that) 2) scandalous that + clause (it is scandalous that this road has so many potholes) * * * [ skænd(ə)ləs] scandalous that + clause (it is scandalous that this road has so many… …

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  • 11 scandalous — scan|dal|ous [ skændləs ] adjective 1. ) something that is scandalous shocks you and makes you feel very angry because it seems unfair or wrong: a scandalous waste of money it is scandalous that: It s scandalous that the medicine isn t… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 scandalous — UK [ˈskænd(ə)ləs] / US adjective 1) something that is scandalous shocks you and makes you feel very angry because it seems unfair or wrong a scandalous waste of money it is scandalous that: It s scandalous that people have to wait so long for… …

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  • 13 scandalous — scan|dal|ous [ˈskændələs] adj 1.) completely unfair and wrong = ↑shocking ▪ a scandalous waste of public money ▪ scandalous behaviour 2.) involving stories about dishonest or immoral things that someone has done ▪ scandalous stories about the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 scandalous — adjective 1) a scandalous waste of taxpayers money Syn: disgraceful, shocking, outrageous, monstrous, criminal, wicked, sinful, shameful, atrocious, appalling, dreadful, deplorable, reprehensible, inexcusable, intolerable, insupportable …

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  • 15 scandalous — adjective Date: 1575 1. libelous, defamatory < scandalous allegations > 2. offensive to propriety or morality ; shocking < scandalous behavior > • scandalously adverb • scandalousness noun …

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  • 16 scandalous — scandalously, adv. scandalousness, n. /skan dl euhs/, adj. 1. disgraceful; shameful or shocking; improper: scandalous behavior in public. 2. defamatory or libelous, as a speech or writing. 3. attracted to or preoccupied with scandal, as a person …

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  • 17 scandalous — adjective /ˈskændələs/ a) wrong, immoral, causing a scandal The thing made a big stir in the town, too, and a good many come out flatfooted and said it was scandalous to separate the mother and the children that way. b) malicious, defamatory… …

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  • 18 scandalous — adjective completely unfair and wrong: a scandalous waste of public money | It s scandalous that you still haven t been paid! scandalously adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 scandalous — scan•dal•ous [[t]ˈskæn dl əs[/t]] adj. 1) disgraceful; improper or immoral: scandalous behavior[/ex] 2) defamatory; libelous 3) attracted to scandal: a scandalous gossip[/ex] • Etymology: 1585–95; < ML scandalōsus. See scandal, ous… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 scandalous — adj. Scandalous is used with these nouns: ↑affair, ↑excess …

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