OUTRAGE (through O. Fr. ultrage, oltrage, oidtrage, from Lat. ultra, beyond, exceeding, cf. Ital. oltraggio; the meaning has been influenced by connexion with " rage," anger), originally extravagance, violence of behaviour, language, action, etc., hence especially a violent injury done to another.
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