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Definition 1: a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience

Synonyms for outcry in the sense of this definition

(outcry is a kind of ...) the use of uttered sounds for auditory communication

(... is a kind of outcry ) a songlike cry in which the voice fluctuates rapidly between the normal voice and falsetto

(... is a kind of outcry ) uttering a loud inarticulate cry as of pain or excitement

(... is a kind of outcry ) a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle

(... is a kind of outcry ) a loud hooting cry of exultation or excitement

(... is a kind of outcry ) sharp piercing cry

"her screaming attracted the neighbors"

(... is a kind of outcry ) a loud outcry of protest or complaint

"the announcement of the election recount caused a lot of noise" "whatever it was he didn't like it and he was going to let them know by making as loud a noise as he could"

(... is a kind of outcry ) a cry of praise or adoration (to God)

(... is a kind of outcry ) a loud raucous cry (as of an owl)

(... is a kind of outcry ) a shout to attract attention

"he gave a great halloo but no one heard him"

(... is a kind of outcry ) loud and persistent outcry from many people

"he ignored the clamor of the crowd"

(... is a kind of outcry ) a cry expressing disapproval

(... is a kind of outcry ) an extravagantly loud outcry

"she screamed blue murder"

(... is a kind of outcry ) a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)

"his bellow filled the hallway"

(... is a kind of outcry ) a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

Definition 2: utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy - [verb of communication]

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

  • `I won!' he exclaimed
  • `Help!' she cried
  • `I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost

Synonyms for outcry in the sense of this definition

(outcry is a kind of ...) articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise

"She expressed her anger" "He uttered a curse"

(... is a kind of outcry ) give a command to a horse to turn to the right side

(... is a kind of outcry ) express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'

"They oohed and aahed when they unwrapped the presents"

(outcry has a similar meaning as ...) utter a sudden loud cry

"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle" "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

(outcry has a similar meaning as ...) call out loudly, as of names or numbers

Definition 3: shout louder than - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for outcry in the sense of this definition

(outcry is a kind of ...) be or do something to a greater degree

"her performance surpasses that of any other student I know" "She outdoes all other athletes" "This exceeds all my expectations" "This car outperforms all others in its class"

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