from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To offend the moral sensibilities of: a lurid incident that scandalized the whole town.
- transitive v. Archaic To dishonor; disgrace.
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- v. To shock someone.
- v. To be offensive to someone.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To offend the feelings or the conscience of (a person) by some action which is considered immoral or criminal; to bring shame, disgrace, or reproach upon.
- transitive v. To reproach; to libel; to defame; to slander.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To offend by some action considered very wrong or outrageous; shock; give offense to: as, to be scandalized at a person's conduct.
- To disgrace; bring disgrace on.
- To libel; defame; asperse; slander.
- Also spelled scandalise.
- Nautical, to trice up the tack of the spanker or mizzen in a square-rigged vessel, or the mainsail in a fore-and-aft rigged vessel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. strike with disgust or revulsion
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