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outpouring

noun

out·​pour·​ing


| \ˈau̇t-ˌpȯr-iŋ

\

Definition of outpouring 

1

: the act of pouring out

an outpouring of emotion

2

: something that pours out or is poured out : outflow






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Synonyms & Antonyms for outpouring

Synonyms

exodus , gush , outflow , outpour

Antonyms

flux , inflow , influx , inrush

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Examples of outpouring in a Sentence


an outpouring of affection and support for the high school athlete in need of an organ transplant

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The outpouring of affection and respect from the community was awesome.

Steve West, Sun-Sentinel.com, “A rally for MAMA | Opinion,” 9 July 2018



There has been an enormous outpouring of desire to help .

Recode Staff, Recode, “Full transcript: Charlotte and Dave Willner, plus Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on Recode Decode,” 9 July 2018



From the west side to the east side and quite frankly, the region, the outpouring of love has been amazing.

Scott Springer, Cincinnati.com, “#StratmanStrong community of Lakota West loses a warrior,” 30 June 2018



The outpouring of emotion was not so much about the result, but rather the end of the era of the Fresh Four in Lake Forest.

Steve Sadin, chicagotribune.com, “‘End of an era’ at Lake Forest as Fresh Four move on to college,” 31 May 2018



The social and online audiences were moved by Keaton’s testimony and the outpouring of support for him was massive, with millions of views and thousands of shares.

Melissa Farley, USA TODAY, “What’s up with the bullied boy in that video?,” 15 May 2018



Lori Lieberman, a recording artist who lives part-time in Montecito, said the outpouring of support has been incredible.

Carlie Kollath Wells, NOLA.com, “Woman fell off Carnival Triumph cruise ship into Gulf of Mexico: Fox 8,” 22 Jan. 2018



The birthday was marked by an outpouring of affection and reflection, for a gigantic institution that employs more than 1 million people and helped shape the way Britain thinks about itself.

Washington Post, “UK marks 70th birthday of health service with pride, worry,” 5 July 2018



David Marsters worked at the newspaper from 2008 to 2016 and said the outpouring of grief is a testament to the special bond the newspaper has with its readers.

Fox News, “The Latest: Priest highlights work of 5 slain journalists,” 30 June 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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outpouring

noun

English Language Learners Definition of outpouring

: an act of expressing an emotion or feeling in a very powerful way

: a large amount of something that is given or received in a short period of time

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outpouring

noun

out·​pour·​ing


| \ˈau̇t-ˌpȯr-iŋ

\

Kids Definition of outpouring

: an act of expressing or giving freely

There was an outpouring of sympathy.

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Meaning of “outpouring” in the English Dictionary

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outpouring
noun [ C ]

uk




/ˈaʊtˌpɔː.rɪŋ/
us




/ˈaʊtˌpɔːr.ɪŋ/


an expression of strong feeling that is difficult to control :

His death at the age of 35 has occasioned an outpouring of grief .

mainly humorous a very large number of things produced at the same time :

Last year saw an outpouring of cookery books .

Thesaurus: synonyms and related words

Strong feelings

  • agony

  • all-consuming

  • anguish

  • ardent

  • be beside yourself idiom

  • be convulsed with laughter, rage, etc. idiom

  • beside

  • explosive

  • fiery

  • hot-blooded

  • impassioned

  • ineffable

  • inexpressible

  • intensity

  • profound

  • supercharged

  • tempestuously

  • tingly

  • unquenchable

  • vehement

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Masses and large amounts of things


(Definition of “outpouring” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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outpouring
noun [ C ]

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/ˈɑʊtˌpɔr·ɪŋ, -ˌpoʊr·ɪŋ/


something that flows out in large amounts or with strong force , esp . emotion :

an outpouring of love / sympathy


(Definition of “outpouring” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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Quite what prompted these painful outpourings is unclear.
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The art could in fact be the neuropsychological outpourings of a shaman practicing religious rites.
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In the aria, he addresses no one: we assume we are hearing the outpourings of his inner soul.
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Now, amidst outpourings of love for nature and for his two ‘wives’, a new strain showed in his verse.
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Still, it can be hard to keep up with the outpouring of literature even in particular subfields.
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Only a small part of the daily outpouring of music is made by those we would call ‘trained musicians’.
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Puncture of the capsule after the run resulted in outpouring of water, confirming water saturation during the run.
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Will a part of her, dilute as weak tea, accompany us in the outpouring of our souls?
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The measured accumulation of phrase upon phrase builds the intensity of the stanza towards the climactic emotional outpouring.
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The acceleration of this outpouring of musical expression shows no sign of slowing.
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In sheer numbers of projects and building works, this represents a tremendous outpouring of effort on the part of the people.
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The text of this aria is anything but an outpouring of feeling.
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There is thus nothing on this earlier period to match the outpouring of work on the nineteenth- and twentieth-century department store, for example.
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A recent outpouring of work, however, has explored the idea that rational expectations may emerge from passive adaptation on the part of agents.
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There were outpourings of venom against minorities, based—as much as anything—on ignorance.
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Translations of “outpouring”

 

  • in Chinese (Traditional)
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  • (強烈感情的)迸發,流露, 噴湧, 湧現…

  • fala, przypływ, napływ…

  • içini dökme, açılma, duygularını dışa vurma…

  • expansão…

  • излияние (чувств)…

  • (强烈感情的)迸发,流露, 喷涌, 涌现…

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