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Outrage (emotion)

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Outrage is a strong emotion made up of surprise, disgust,[1] and anger.[2] It can be a reaction to something rude.[3] It comes from old French "ultrage" which means ultra.[4]

Moral outrage is the emotion of outrage experienced in reaction to an injustice.[5]

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  1. "The Interactive Effect of Anger and Disgust on Moral Outrage and Judgments".
  2. "Robert Plutchik's Psychoevolutionary Theory of Basic Emotions" (PDF). Adliterate.com. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  3. "Outrage – Definition of Outrage by Merriam-Webster".
  4. "outrage: definition of outrage in Oxford dictionary (American English)". Archived from the original on 2016-08-17. Retrieved 2021-08-18.
  5. Crockett, M. J. (18 September 2017). "Moral outrage in the digital age". Nature Human Behaviour. 1 (11): 769–771. doi:10.1038/s41562-017-0213-3. PMID 31024117. S2CID 27074328.