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scandalous (adj.)

late 15c., from French scandaleux, from Medieval Latin scandalosus "scandalous," from Church Latin scandalum (see scandal). Related: Scandalously.

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Definitions of scandalous from WordNet

scandalous (adj.)
giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray;
scandalous behavior
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