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outpouring

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noun out·pour·ing \ˈau̇t-ˌpȯr-iŋ\

Simple Definition of outpouring

  • : an act of expressing an emotion or feeling in a very powerful way

  • : a large amount of something that is given or received in a short period of time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of outpouring

  1. 1 :  the act of pouring out <an outpouring of emotion>

  2. 2 :  something that pours out or is poured out :  outflow

Examples of outpouring in a sentence

  1. <an outpouring of affection and support for the high school athlete in need of an organ transplant>



15th Century

First Known Use of outpouring

15th century

Rhymes with outpouring

inpouring, longshoring, rip-roaring, wood-boring


OUTPOURING Defined for Kids

outpouring

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noun out·pour·ing \ˈau̇t-ˌpȯr-iŋ\

Definition of outpouring for Students

  1. :  an act of expressing or giving freely <There was an outpouring of sympathy.>





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