Scandalous Definition

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adjective
Causing scandal; offensive to a sense of decency or shocking to the moral feelings of the community; shameful.
Webster's New World
Consisting of or spreading slander; libelous; defamatory.
Webster's New World
The definition of scandalous is a morally shocking or indecent person, thing or action, or something that hurts a person's reputation.
An example of scandalous is Woody Allen becoming romantically involved with his step daughter.
An example of scandalous is the media spreading false rumors about a celebrity being a drug addict.
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Origin of Scandalous

  • From Medieval Latin scandalosus, via French scandaleuse; as if scandal + -ous.

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