Outpouring

  • 1 outpouring — out pour ing, n. An unrestrained expression (of emotion, feeling); as, an outpouring of grief over the death of Princess Diana. [PJC] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 outpouring — index boom (prosperity) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 outpouring — (n.) mid 15c., a pouring out, from OUT (Cf. out) + infinitive of POUR (Cf. pour) (v.). From 1757 as action of pouring out, originally transferred, of things spiritual; sense of that which is poured out (again, usually transferred) is from 1827 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 outpouring — [n] outflow cascade, deluge, discharge, effluence, effusion, flood, flow, gush, issue, jet, leakage, outburst, rush, spurt*, stream, torrent; concept 179 …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 outpouring — ► NOUN 1) something that streams out rapidly. 2) an outburst of strong emotion …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 outpouring — [out′pôr΄iŋ] n. 1. the action of pouring out 2. that which pours out; outflow …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 outpouring — out|pour|ing [ˈautpo:rıŋ] n 1.) an expression of strong feelings outpouring of ▪ an outpouring of grief 2.) a lot of something that is produced suddenly outpouring of ▪ an outpouring of creative energy …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 outpouring — UK [ˈaʊtˌpɔːrɪŋ] / US [ˈaʊtˌpɔrɪŋ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms outpouring : singular outpouring plural outpourings 1) the act of expressing a strong emotion outpouring of: There was an extraordinary outpouring of grief following her… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 outpouring — [[t]a͟ʊtpɔːrɪŋ[/t]] outpourings N COUNT: usu sing, usu N of n An outpouring of something such as an emotion or a reaction is the expression of it in an uncontrolled way. The news of his death produced an instant outpouring of grief. ...an… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 outpouring — out|pour|ing [ aut,pɔrıŋ ] noun count or uncount 1. ) the act of expressing a strong emotion: outpouring of: There was an extraordinary outpouring of grief following her death. 2. ) a sudden production of something in large amounts, especially… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 outpouring — noun Date: 15th century 1. the act of pouring out < an outpouring of emotion > 2. something that pours out or is poured out ; outflow …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 outpouring — /owt pawr ing, pohr /, n. something that pours out or is poured out; an outflow, overflow, or effusion: an outpouring of sympathy from her friends. [1750 60; OUT + POURING] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 13 outpouring — noun 1 outpourings (plural) continuous expressions of strong feeling (+ of): outpourings of grief 2 (C, U) a lot of something that is produced suddenly: an outpouring of creative energy …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 outpouring — noun the defendant received an outpouring of public support Syn: outflow, outflowing, rush, flood, deluge, discharge, issue, spurt, jet, cascade, stream, torrent, gush, outburst, niagara, flow, flux; technical efflux …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 15 outpouring — out•pour•ing [[t]ˈaʊtˌpɔr ɪŋ, ˌpoʊr [/t]] n. something that pours out; outflow; overflow: an outpouring of sympathy[/ex] • Etymology: 1750–60 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 outpouring — noun The sudden flowing of a large amount of something …

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  • 17 outpouring — Synonyms and related words: Niagara, abundance, affluence, ample sufficiency, ampleness, amplitude, avalanche, bonanza, bountifulness, bountiousness, bumper crop, cascade, cataract, copiousness, debouchment, defluxion, deluge, discharge, drain,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 outpouring — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. effusion, spate, flood. See sufficiency, sensibility, water. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. overflow, emission, drainage; see ebb , flow . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A sudden or rapid flowing outward:… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 outpouring — aÊŠtpɔːrɪŋ n. overflow (as of emotions)v. spill out quickly or freely; cause to flow out quickly or freely …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 outpouring — noun 1》 something that streams out rapidly. 2》 an outburst of strong emotion …

    English new terms dictionary