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Meaning of scandalous in English

Examples of scandalous

This evidence of such scandalous behavior demands a wider professional and public audience.
For them it was scandalous to speak of ' vision ' in such an ambiguous way.
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When this intention is lost, the notion may become vague and prove incapable of challenging scandalous phenomena.
And so a part of me feels it is scandalous even to think that architecture could proceed in ignorance of the social.
There was talk of some scandalous incident in the sauna, obscene behavior and so forth.
Given the profound negative impacts of depression and the simplicity of intervention, it is scandalous that this continues.
The rejection, more theoretical than practical, of traditional ceremonial touched on gestures symbolizing submission, which were considered scandalous.
Those who tell the truth are often regarded as having done something scandalous.
My main complaints, however, must be reserved for the quality of the editing, which is, frankly, nothing short of scandalous.
Shame, then, may affect public attitudes to risk, and may intensify public calls that a scandalous situation should be redressed.
This letter also suggests that the poem was peculiarly vulnerable to misreadings because of its scandalous subject matter.
In fact, the notion of such medicines had been profoundly influenced by events in 1890 and 1891 that were widely considered scandalous.
The later articles against ministers deemed ' scandalous ' often focus on conflicts triggered by the ceremonialism attendant upon the new altar policy of the 1630s.
The military and imperialist virtues were paramount; musical and dramatic abilities were, at worst, scandalous if put on public display.
In some places, they may even buy special types of urban resident status, albeit at scandalous prices.
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Translations of scandalous

in Chinese (Traditional)
令人反感的, 令人震驚的…
in Chinese (Simplified)
令人反感的, 令人震惊的…
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scandaleux, à scandale…
ostudný, skandální…
chokerende, skandaløs…
memalukan, berisi skandal…
น่าตกใจ, น่าละอายใจ, ซึ่งทำให้เสื่อมเสีย…
chướng, khiếm nhã, gây xôn xao dư luận…
memeranjatkan atau memalukan, ada unsur skandal…
skandalös, verleumderisch…
opprørende, vanærende, skandaløs…
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