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scandalous

CIDE DICTIONARY

scandalousa. [Cf. F. scandaleux.].
  •  Giving offense to the conscience or moral feelings; exciting reprobation; calling out condemnation.  [1913 Webster]
    "Nothing scandalous or offensive unto any."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Disgraceful to reputation; bringing shame or infamy; opprobrious; as, a scandalous crime or vice.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Defamatory; libelous; as, a scandalous story.  [1913 Webster]

THESAURUS

scandalous

aberrant, abnormal, abominable, abusive, arrant, atrocious, awful, back-biting, backbiting, bad, base, beastly, belittling, beneath contempt, beneath one, bitchy, black, blamable, blameworthy, brutal, calumniatory, calumnious, catty, censorious, cheap, contemptible, contemptuous, contumelious, criminal, crying, damnable, dark, debasing, defamatory, degrading, delinquent, demeaning, deplorable, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, derisive, derisory, derogative, derogatory, desperate, despicable, detestable, detracting, detractory, deviant, dire, disgraceful, disgusting, dishonorable, disparaging, disreputable, dreadful, egregious, enormous, evil, execrable, fetid, filthy, flagitious, flagrant, foul, fulsome, grievous, gross, gutter, hardly the thing, hateful, heinous, horrible, horrid, humiliating, humiliative, ignominious, illegal, immodest, immoral, improper, inappropriate, incorrect, indecent, indecorous, infamous, infra dig, infra indignitatem, iniquitous, injurious, knavish, lamentable, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, libelous, licentious, loathsome, lousy, low, lustful, maligning, minimizing, monstrous, nasty, naughty, nefarious, noisome, not done, not the thing, notorious, obnoxious, odious, off-base, off-color, offensive, opprobrious, out-of-line, outrageous, peccant, pejorative, pitiable, pitiful, profligate, rank, regrettable, reprehensible, reprobate, repulsive, ridiculing, rotten, sacrilegious, sad, schlock, scurrile, scurrilous, scurvy, shabby, shameful, shameless, shocking, shoddy, sinful, slanderous, slighting, sordid, sorry, squalid, taboo, terrible, too bad, unbecoming, unclean, undue, unfit, unfitting, unforgivable, unlawful, unmentionable, unpardonable, unrighteous, unseemly, unspeakable, unsuitable, unworthy, unworthy of one, vicious, vile, vilifying, villainous, wicked, woeful, worst, worthless, wretched, wrong, wrongful

ROGET THESAURUS

scandalous

Disrepute

N disrepute, discredit, ill repute, bad repute, bad name, bad odor, bad favor, ill name, ill odor, ill favor, disapprobation, ingloriousness, derogation, abasement, debasement, abjectness, degradation, dedecoration, a long farewell to all my greatness, odium, obloquy, opprobrium, ignominy, dishonor, disgrace, shame, humiliation, scandal, baseness, vileness, turpitude, infamy, tarnish, taint, defilement, pollution, stain, blot, spot, blur, stigma, brand, reproach, imputation, slur, crying shame, burning shame, scandalum magnatum, badge of infamy, blot in one's escutcheon, bend sinister, bar sinister, champain, point champain, byword of reproach, Ichabod, argumentum ad verecundiam, sense of shame, disgraced, blown upon, shorn of its beams, shorn of one's glory, overcome, downtrodden, loaded with shame, in bad repute, out of repute, out of favor, out of fashion, out of countenance, at a discount, under a cloud, under an eclipse, unable to show one's face, in the shade, in the background, out at elbows, down at the elbows, down in the world, inglorious, nameless, renownless, obscure, unknown to fame, unnoticed, unnoted, unhonored, unglorified, shameful, disgraceful, discreditable, disreputable, despicable, questionable, unbecoming, unworthy, derogatory, degrading, humiliating, infra dignitatem, dedecorous, scandalous, infamous, too bad, unmentionable, ribald, opprobrious, errant, shocking, outrageous, notorious, ignominious, scrubby, dirty, abject, vile, beggarly, pitiful, low, mean, shabby base, to one's shame be it spoken, Int, fie!, shame!, for shame!, proh pudor!, O tempora!, O mores!, ough!, sic transit gloria mundi!.

Vice

N vice, evil-doing, evil courses, wrongdoing, wickedness, viciousness, iniquity, peccability, demerit, sin, Adam, old Adam, offending Adam, immorality, impropriety, indecorum, scandal, laxity, looseness of morals, enphagy, dophagy, exophagy, want of principle, want of ballast, obliquity, backsliding, infamy, demoralization, pravity, depravity, pollution, hardness of heart, brutality, corruption, knavery, profligacy, flagrancy, atrocity, cannibalism, lesbianism, Sadism, infirmity, weakness, weakness of the flesh, frailty, imperfection, error, weak side, foible, failing, failure, crying sin, besetting sin, defect, deficiency, cloven foot, lowest dregs of vice, sink of iniquity, Alsatian den, gusto picaresco, fault, crime, criminality, sinner, brothel, gambling house, joint, opium den, shooting gallery, crack house, vicious, sinful, sinning, wicked, iniquitous, immoral, unrighteous, wrong, criminal, naughty, incorrect, unduteous, undutiful, unprincipled, lawless, disorderly, contra bonos mores, indecorous, unseemly, improper, dissolute, profligate, scampish, unworthy, worthless, desertless, disgraceful, recreant, reprehensible, blameworthy, uncommendable, discreditable, disreputable, Sadistic, base, sinister, scurvy, foul, gross, vile, black, grave, facinorous, felonious, nefarious, shameful, scandalous, infamous, villainous, of a deep dye, heinous, flagrant, flagitious, atrocious, incarnate, accursed, Mephistophelian, satanic, diabolic, hellish, infernal, stygian, fiendlike, hell-born, demoniacal, devilish, fiendish, miscreated, misbegotten, demoralized, corrupt, depraved, evil-minded, evil-disposed, ill-conditioned, malevolent, heartless, graceless, shameless, virtueless, abandoned, lost to virtue, unconscionable, sunk in iniquity, lost in iniquity, steeped in iniquity, incorrigible, irreclaimable, obdurate, reprobate, past praying for, culpable, reprehensible, unjustifiable, indefensible, inexcusable, inexpiable, unpardonable, irremissible, weak, frail, lax, infirm, imperfect, indiscrete, demoralizing, degrading, wrong, sinfully, without excuse, Int, O tempora!, O mores!, alitur vitium vivitque tegendo, genus est mortis male vivere, mala mens malus animus, nemo repente fuit turpissimus, the trail of the serpent is over them all, to sanction vice and hunt decorum down.


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