Out*ra"geous (?), a. [OF. outrageus, F. outrageux. See Outrage, n.]

Of the nature of an outrage; exceeding the limits of right, reason, or decency; involving or doing an outrage; furious; violent; atrocious.

"Outrageous weeping." Chaucer. "The most outrageous villainies." Sir P. Sidney. "The vile, outrageous crimes." Shak. "Outrageous panegyric." Dryden.

Syn. -- Violent; furious; exorbitant; excessive; atrocious; monstrous; wanton; nefarious; heinous.

-- Out*ra"geous*ly (#), adv. -- Out*ra"geous*ness, n.


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