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Meaning of OUTBURST

Pronunciation:  'awtburst

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a sudden violent disturbance
  2. [n]  an unrestrained expression of emotion
  3. [n]  a sudden violent happening; "an outburst of heavy rain"; "a burst of lightning"

OUTBURST is a 8 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: burst, effusion, flare-up, gush, tumultuous disturbance
 See Also: acting out, cry, disturbance, expression, happening, manifestation, natural event, occurrence, reflection, reflexion, rush, salvo



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Out"burst`\, n.
A bursting forth.

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