outpouring


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out·pour·ing

 (out′pôr′ĭng)
n.
The act, action, or result of pouring out or producing: the outpouring of lava; an outpouring of profanity.

outpouring

(ˈaʊtˌpɔːrɪŋ)
n
1. a passionate or exaggerated outburst; effusion
2. another word for outpour1, outpour2

out•pour•ing

(ˈaʊtˌpɔr ɪŋ, -ˌpoʊr-)

n.
something that pours out; outflow; overflow: an outpouring of sympathy.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outpouring - a natural flow of ground wateroutpouring - a natural flow of ground water  
Fountain of Youth - a fountain described in folk tales as able to make people young again; "Ponce de Leon discovered Florida while searching for the Fountain of Youth"
geological formation, formation - (geology) the geological features of the earth
geyser - a spring that discharges hot water and steam
hot spring, thermal spring - a natural spring of water at a temperature of 70 F or above
2.outpouring - a sudden rapid flow (as of water)outpouring - a sudden rapid flow (as of water); "he heard the flush of a toilet"; "there was a little gush of blood"; "she attacked him with an outpouring of words"
flow, flowing - the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
springtide - a swelling rush of anything; "he rose on the springtide of prosperity"
3.outpouring - the pouring forth of a fluid
flow, flowing - the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
spirt, spurt, squirt, jet - the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
leakage, outflow, leak, escape - the discharge of a fluid from some container; "they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe"; "he had to clean up the leak"
4.outpouring - the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written); "a barrage of questions"; "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake"
language, linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
5.outpouring - a large flowoutpouring - a large flow        
flow, stream - the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression
effusion - flow under pressure

outpouring

noun outburst, storm, stream, explosion, surge, outbreak, deluge, eruption, spasm, paroxysm, effusion, issue The news of his death produced an instant outpouring of grief.

outpouring

noun
A sudden or rapid flowing outward:
Translations

outpouring

[ˈaʊtˌpɔːrɪŋ] Nefusión f
an outpouring of emotionuna efusión de emoción
the outpourings of a sick mindlos desahogos de una mente enferma

outpouring

[ˈaʊtpɔːrɪŋ] n [emotion] → déversement m
an outpouring of grief → des torrents de larmes
the outpouring of grief that followed his murder → les torrents de larmes qui ont suivi son meurtre

outpouring

[ˈaʊtˌpɔːrɪŋ] n (fig) → torrente m
References in classic literature ?
At times I forgot to eat, or refused to tear myself away from my passionate outpouring in order to eat.
Verily it is neither-but beware how thou lettest the rope slip too rapidly through thy fingers; for should the wicker-work chance to hang on the projection of Yonder crag, there will be a woful outpouring of the holy things of the sanctuary.
Hardly a minute since the warm outpouring of Norah's heart had burst through all obstacles.
A glass of water, however, restored her, and then this outpouring of an exhausted nature was suppressed.
So spoke love renascent, preparing the way for Tess's devoted outpouring, which was then just being forwarded to him by his father; though owing to his distance inland it was to be a long time in reaching him.
Opening her own letter Dorothea saw that it was a lively continuation of his remonstrance with her fanatical sympathy and her want of sturdy neutral delight in things as they were--an outpouring of his young vivacity which it was impossible to read just now.
And ever,after such an outpouring, oh, what a relief have I witnessed in those sinful brethren
It is, in nine cases out of ten, the more or less contemptible outpouring of vanity and conceit which the writer dare not exhibit to any mortal but himself.
It is this simple, direct fervor of feeling, the straightforward outpouring of the authors' hearts, that gives the ballads their power and entitles them to consideration among the far more finished works of conscious literature.
And having relieved his mind by this outpouring of generosity, he went and dined nervously at the club, waiting until the great moment of his life should come.
There were tears in the eyes of the gentle girl, as these words were spoken; and when one fell upon the flower over which she bent, and glistened brightly in its cup, making it more beautiful, it seemed as though the outpouring of her fresh young heart, claimed kindred naturally, with the loveliest things in nature.
It was pitiful for a person born in a whole- some free atmosphere to listen to their humble and hearty outpourings of loyalty toward their king and Church and nobility; as if they had any more occasion to love and honor king and Church and noble than a slave has to love and honor the lash, or a dog has to love and honor the stranger that kicks him