scandalise

Definitions

  • Scandalised N.S. Volunteer
    Scandalised N.S. Volunteer
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v scandalise strike with disgust or revulsion "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Scandalise to give scandal or offence to: to shock: to reproach: to disgrace: to libel
    • v.t Scandalise skan′da-līz to trice up the tack of the spanker in a square-rigged vessel, or the mainsail in a fore-and-aft rigged one.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scantle.

Usage

In literature:

I was a little scandalised at this flagrant tribute to the enemy, and said so.
"The Right Stuff" by Ian Hay
I have," resumed Mrs Jane, ignoring the scandalised tone of her sister Maiden: "and that's just Nancy Furnival.
"The Maidens' Lodge" by Emily Sarah Holt
I wouldn't for everlasting be at other people's places scandalising people twice as good as myself.
"Some Everyday Folk and Dawn" by Miles Franklin
He sighed gently and gazed in a scandalised fashion at Mrs. Cluffins, who was carrying on a desperate flirtation with one of the apprentices.
"Sea Urchins" by W. W. Jacobs
Have I scandalised your house or ill-conducted myself at the Castle?
"The False Chevalier" by William Douw Lighthall
And Mrs Fyne was scandalised.
"Chance" by Joseph Conrad
The latter was scandalised to find that the former saw no need for secrecy, or at any rate had no intention of preserving it.
"The White Lady of Hazelwood" by Emily Sarah Holt
Miss Murgatroyd was scandalised!
"The Mistress of Shenstone" by Florence L. Barclay
His friends, scandalised, regarded him with disquietude.
"Sentimental Education, Volume II" by Gustave Flaubert
After she had so roughly disposed of the enterprising Henri Verbier, whose most unseemly advances had so greatly scandalised her, Mlle.
"Fantômas" by Pierre Souvestre
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