—n. 1. an act of wanton cruelty or violence; any gross violation of law or decency.
2. anything that strongly offends, insults, or affronts the feelings.
3. a powerful feeling of resentment or anger aroused by something perceived as an injury, insult, or injustice: Outrage seized the entire nation at the news of the attempted assassination.
—v.t. 1. to subject to grievous violence or indignity.
2. to anger or offend; make resentful; shock: I am outraged by his whole attitude. 3. to offend against (right, decency, feelings, etc.) grossly or shamelessly: Such conduct outrages our normal sense of decency. 4. to rape.