What is another word for scandalize?

626 synonyms found


[ skˈandə͡lˌa͡ɪz], [ skˈandə‍lˌa‍ɪz], [ s_k_ˈa_n_d_əl_ˌaɪ_z]

Scandalize is a term that refers to shocking or offending someone through inappropriate or unacceptable behavior. However, there are several other words that can be used in place of scandalize, including outrage, affront, insult, offend, disgrace, embarrass, shock, and revile. All of these words demonstrate a similar sense of shame or disgust caused by improper actions or words. Additionally, each of these synonyms for scandalize may be utilized in a different context, depending on the situation. Regardless of the specific word chosen, all convey a sense of disapproval or disrepute brought about by inappropriate behavior.

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What are the hypernyms for Scandalize?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for scandalize?

Antonyms for the word "scandalize" include words that suggest respect and approval. Words like "commend," "approve" and "praise" all indicate an admiration or appreciation for something. Other antonyms for scandalize include words like "laud," "admire," and "honor." These words suggest a sense of respect and dignity towards a person or entity. In a world where social media and tabloids thrive on scandal and controversy, it's important to remember that there are also positive stories and individuals worthy of praise and admiration. By using antonyms for scandalize, we can shift our focus to the good in the world and celebrate the achievements of those around us.

What are the antonyms for Scandalize?

Usage examples for Scandalize

So that, even if we should allow that he commits no sinful act, yet he ought to avoid the suspicion which arises from such a thing, lest he scandalize some one, or lead others to imitate him.
"Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10)"
Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll
These at least were gentlefolk, and paid their bills without doing anything to scandalize the Romans.
"The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I"
William James Stillman
"At all events," she concluded, "I hope to find myself in a few months in a position which will scandalize the convent if they are obstinately bent upon keeping me here."
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

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