Example sentences for: outrage

How can you use “outrage” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The WP 's "Reliable Source" asks who's going to make more money off the Clinton scandals--Bob Bennett, one of the president's private lawyers, or his brother Bill, author of a new book, "The Death of Outrage: Bill Clinton and the Assault on American Ideals"?

  • But it was Schultz who drew the outrage of the Old Seattle types, who sued him.

  • Some are moved by the film's themes of redemption and spirituality; Roger Ebert says it's full of "vivid characters, humor, outrage and emotional release" (the Chicago Sun-Times ). Less kind reviews note the "inadvertently racist overtones" of the relationship between Hanks and Duncan (Janet Maslin, the New York Times ) and say the movie has the "suffocating deliberateness of a river of molasses" (Kenneth Turan, the Los Angeles Times ). (David Edelstein the movie in Slate : "not all of the movie is melodramatic, pseudo-mystical drivel--only about two hours and 15 minutes."

  • Mainly positive reviews for Homes' latest novel, which, like her other work, is designed to outrage: A corporation man gets genital tattoos, a bored suburban couple burn down their house on a whim, etc.

  • London papers express outrage that the academy stamped its approval on works like Marcus Harvey's painting of a spread-legged naked woman and his portrait of a notorious child murderer, done in a mosaic of simulated children's handprints.


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