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The outrage or anger caused by a scandalous action or event
“It was nothing like that, of course, but it was worth the kick in the shin he got from Tori to see the mixed expression of disgust, disbelief, outrage and scandal on Teague's face - at one and the same time.”
An action or event regarded as morally or legally wrong and causing general public outrage
“Frank turns in his badge to protest his being dragged into a political scandal involving the police commissioner and the commissioner's gay lover.”
Rumour or malicious gossip about scandalous events or actions
“Now she's an object of pity and scandal in Sydney society, and she spills her feelings and facts to another cabined, cribbed and confined captive, her ex-teacher Miss Adie.”
A state of affairs regarded as wrong or reprehensible and causing general public outrage or anger
“It is a scandal that a person can be stopped for no reason by the police.”
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