Definition of outpouring
1 : the act of pouring out an outpouring of emotion
2 : something that pours out or is poured out : outflow
Examples of outpouring in a Sentence
an outpouring of affection and support for the high school athlete in need of an organ transplant
Recent Examples of outpouring from the Web
An outpouring of support was expressed by leaders and others around Europe and across in the globe.
The administration’s debate has triggered an outpouring of lobbying from corporate America as well, as Apple, ExxonMobil and other major companies have strongly supported the accord.
Park Superintendent Dan Wenk says due to an outpouring of donations the park established the Yellowstone Resources Rewards Fund.
Bunning's death Friday night generated an outpouring of sentimental memories from across the country.
Candace Thomas said she has been moved by the outpouring of support since her son's death, not only from her small Midwestern town but also from Maryland.
The saving grace in the storm's aftermath, said Pazour and Wolf, was the outpouring of volunteers who came out after the tornado, including Boy Scouts and members of the county's chapter of the American Red Cross.
The outpouring of love and support from his fans, friends and family means so much more to us than anyone can know.
On the one hand, the occupation led to a huge outpouring of support — from solidarity rallies all across the country to donations of money, food and essential supplies.
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First Known Use of outpouring
OUTPOURING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outpouring for English Language Learners
: 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
OUTPOURING Defined for Kids
Definition of outpouring for Students
: an act of expressing or giving freely There was an outpouring of sympathy.
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