Definition of outpouring in English:


Syllabification: out·pour·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈoutˌpôriNG


  • 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, rush, flood, deluge, discharge, issue, spurt, jet, cascade, stream, torrent, gush, outburst, niagara, flow, flux
    technical efflux
  • 1.1 (often outpourings) An outburst of strong emotion: spontaneous outpourings of affection and support the unprecedented outpouring of tearful grief
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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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