1 great anger
ADJ. genuine | widespread | international | public | moral Media reports generated moral outrage.
VERB + OUTRAGE be greeted with, cause, generate, provoke, spark The news was greeted with outrage. | feel | express, voice Shopkeepers voiced their outrage at the new tax.
OUTRAGE + VERB be directed at sb/sth Much of the outrage was directed at foreign nationals.
PREP. in ~ The guests all shouted in outrage. | with ~ She was trembling with outrage. | ~ at Campaigners have expressed outrage at the decision. | ~ over There is widespread public outrage over the massacre.
PHRASES cries/howls of outrage The announcement provoked howls of outrage. | a feeling/sense of outrage
2 cruel/shocking act
VERB + OUTRAGE commit, perpetrate the outrages committed by the invading army
PREP. ~ against The new law on pensions is an outrage against the elderly.