from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of scandalizing, defaming, or disgracing; aspersion; defamation.
- n. Scandal; scandalous sin.
- n. Also spelled scandalisation.
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- n. the condition of being shocked (as by improper behavior)
- n. the act of scandalizing
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Its a combination and unfortunately a fatal one for media people of jealousy, bias and attempts at scandalization.
But we should revisit the prophetic message that was lost to the tsunami of Spitzer's scandalization two weeks later.
Our grievance is that so many engines of destructiveness and offensiveness should be so largely patronized by smokers, to their own discomfort, the ruination of their tobacco, the scandalization of gentle and simple, and the encouragement of vicious manufactures.
As soon as the coach had rolled out of sight Major Warfield handed Capitola into his carriage that had long been waiting, and took the seat by her side, much to the scandalization of Wool, who muttered to his horses:
Bankruptcy, bereavement, scandalization, and eruptive disease so irritating that he had to re-enforce his ten finger-nails with pieces of earthenware to scratch himself withal.
He has been known, ever since, in the village, much to his chagrin and scandalization, he being still a warm temperance man, as the "tipsy parson."
You thought the potential for scandalization was high before?
I'm already reaping the benefits of scandalization with offers to write for some pretty venerable magazines.
I thought you'd never come! "cried Amy, dropping the reins and holding out both hands, to the great scandalization of a French mamma, who hastened her daughter's steps, lest she should be demoralized by beholding the free manners of these ` mad English '.
To the infinite scandalization of the Parish -- no one but "Bertrand the