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
Mother Ada did not answer: but she looked rather scandalised.
"In Convent Walls" by Emily Sarah Holt
Jessie looked a good deal scandalised at this faint praise; but it was much from Master Robert, if she had but known all.
"The Orphans of Glen Elder" by Margaret Murray Robertson
The activities of Englishwomen rather scandalised her.
"A Padre in France" by George A. Birmingham
She was just a bit scandalised as she turned to see a man waving his cane, as he hurried to overtake her.
"The End of the Rainbow" by Marian Keith
Besides, a sensitive British public would have been scandalised.
"Somehow Good" by William de Morgan
But Mrs. Ryan was scandalised.
"A City Schoolgirl" by May Baldwin
Mr. and Mrs. Henty were surprised; then frankly scandalised.
"The Black Opal" by Katharine Susannah Prichard
He is no longer scandalised by the excesses of ignorance, nor the perversities of selfishness.
"Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by George Jacob Holyoake
We had been for a walk that evening, and I had been most terribly scandalised by the encounter we had had with a policeman.
"A Fluttered Dovecote" by George Manville Fenn
The Count, we are told, went away much scandalised.
"Curiosities of Olden Times" by S. Baring-Gould
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