scandalisation

Definitions

  • Scandalised N.S. Volunteer
    Scandalised N.S. Volunteer
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n scandalisation the act of scandalizing
    • n scandalisation the condition of being shocked (as by improper behavior)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • scandalisation See scandalization, scandalize.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Scandalisation defamation
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. scandale—L. scandalum—Gr. skandalon, a stumbling-block.

Usage

In literature:

Aunt Cordelia was incredulous, scandalised.
"Emmy Lou" by George Madden Martin
The Judge was scandalised.
"Edmund Dulac’s Fairy-Book" by Edmund Dulac
Europe looked on, scandalised and amused.
"A German Pompadour" by Marie Hay
He sighed gently and gazed in a scandalised fashion at Mrs. Cluflins, who was carrying on a desperate flirtation with one of the apprentices.
"More Cargoes" by W. W. Jacobs
The doctrine, however, about women, even as thus understood, scandalised his younger followers.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
It was equally natural that their opponents should be scandalised by their apparent want of patriotism.
"Hours in a Library" by Leslie Stephen
Lady Cowper and her family go to church, but scandalise the congregation by always arriving half an hour too late.
"The Greville Memoirs" by Charles C. F. Greville
Simeon Deaves was scandalised.
"The Deaves Affair" by Hulbert Footner
All Darjeeling is scandalised, and that's saying a good deal!
"Banked Fires" by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
Mrs. O'Brien, still scandalised, opened her mouth to speak.
"The Rosie World" by Parker Fillmore
The old lady was both scandalised and offended by these proceedings.
"A Life Sentence" by Adeline Sergeant
Both would have been scandalised by `ends,' both expected me to be a model of neatness and decorum.
"An Unknown Lover" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
He only scandalised us when he began to try to live in literal obedience to the Sermon on the Mount.
"The Book of This and That" by Robert Lynd
I hope that no one will be scandalised if I report a saying which I heard with my own ears.
"The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi" by Count Carlo Gozzi
It is not too much to say that the Crackanthorpe ladies were scandalised by the open and flagrant treason of Mrs. Arbuthnot.
"Mrs. Fitz" by J. C. Snaith
I hope the Free Kirk folk will not be scandalised by the revelation, especially by that of the churchwardens.
"London Days" by Arthur Warren
Naturally, this greatly displeased the politicians, and it scandalised many of the old-fashioned Liberal partisans.
"My Own Story" by Emmeline Pankhurst
Ethel no longer scandalised and repelled people; her vivacity was tempered with reserve now.
"Heriot's Choice" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
She was scandalised, grandmamma was.
"Bijou" by Gyp
Then you won't scandalise the neighbours by practising in the back yard on Sunday afternoons.
"Fore!" by Charles Emmett Van Loan
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