outburst


outburst

noun

Definition of OUTBURST

1
a sudden intense expression of strong feeling <the judge directed the courtroom spectators to refrain from any outbursts when the verdict was read>
2
a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity <there was a remarkable outburst of work in the office as the visiting VIPs made their tour>
Near Antonyms calm, doldrums, slump
3
the act or an instance of exploding <in the outburst known as a supernova, the star may reach an intrinsic luminosity one billion times that of the sun>
Antonyms implosion

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