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Definition 1: a sudden violent disturbance - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for outburst in the sense of this definition

(outburst is a kind of ...) the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion

Definition 2: an unrestrained expression of emotion - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for outburst in the sense of this definition

(outburst is a kind of ...) expression without words

"tears are an expression of grief" "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"

(... is a kind of outburst ) a (usually irritating) impulsive and uncontrollable outburst by a problem child or a neurotic adult

(... is a kind of outburst ) a fit of weeping

"had a good cry"

(... is a kind of outburst ) a sudden outburst

"an explosion of laughter" "an explosion of rage"

(... is a kind of outburst ) a sudden outburst of emotion

"she felt a flare of delight" "she could not control her flare of rage"

Definition 3: a sudden intense happening - [noun denoting event]

Samples where outburst or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an outburst of heavy rain
  • a burst of lightning

Synonyms for outburst in the sense of this definition

(outburst is a kind of ...) an event that happens

(... is a kind of outburst ) an outburst resembling the discharge of firearms or the release of bombs

(... is a kind of outburst ) a sudden burst of activity

"come back after the rush"

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