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106 "outrage" (Word origins - alt.usage.english)




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This article is from the alt.usage.english FAQ, by Mark Israel misrael@scripps.edu with numerous contributions by others.

106 "outrage" (Word origins - alt.usage.english)


does not come from English "out" + "rage". It comes from French
"outre" = "beyond" + "-age". French "outre" comes from Latin
"ultra".

 

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