Definition of outpouring in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtpɔːrɪŋ/


1Something that streams out rapidly: a massive outpouring of high-energy gamma rays
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  • The result will be a massive outpouring of funds to serve others.
  • A massive outpouring of charity had made this reconstruction possible.
  • Advocates, critics, and dispassionate observers alike have been responsible for a massive outpouring of work on the subject.
outflow, outflowing, outrush, rush, flood, deluge, discharge, issue, spurt, jet, cascade, stream, torrent, gush, outburst, flow, flux, welling, leakage, escape, drain, drainage, outflux, emanation, effluence, effluent, effusion
technical efflux
1.1 (often outpourings) An outburst of strong emotion: outpourings of nationalist discontent
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  • Emotional outpourings of grief and anger are completely understandable, but now I think we need to consider every word as potentially dangerous, and in particular, the words used by our national and international leaders.
  • What if his emotional outpourings were a problem in his marriage?
  • However, unlike much contemporary travel writing, his work is free of emotional outpourings.

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