Scan"dal*ous (?), a. [Cf. F. scandaleux.]

1.

Giving offense to the conscience or moral feelings; exciting reprobation; calling out condemnation.

Nothing scandalous or offensive unto any. Hooker.

2.

Disgraceful to reputation; bringing shame or infamy; opprobrious; as, a scandalous crime or vice.

3.

Defamatory; libelous; as, a scandalous story.

 

© Webster 1913.

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