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
When news of True Blood-star Nelsan Ellis' sudden death hit social media feeds last week, the outpouring of grief was immediate.
Williams expressed his gratitude for the outpouring of support and reassured patrons that business continues at Take Home Tano with some familiar bistro items being added to the offering.
Netanyahu himself refrained from addressing it in a speech to young diaspora Jews visiting Israel and has kept mum amid the outpouring of anger, even among some of his closest allies.
The light sentence sparked an outpouring of criticism and prompted an investigation into whether the judge in the case, Aaron Persky, was biased toward Turner.
As was the case the first time around, Sorenson’s announcement elicited an outpouring of support from his former teammates on social media: Even former WSU defensive line coach Joe Salave’a — who’s now at Oregon — tweeted his encouragement.
The good was the line of people waiting behind him, the outpouring of love.
She and Ron considered moving but changed their minds after witnessing an outpouring of support, including a $35,000 reward raised by neighbors and a candlelight vigil that attracted hundreds.
On May 10 Lula testified before Judge Sergio Moro, the lead judge in the sprawling corruption probe known as Operation Carwash, prompting an outpouring of support from his followers as well as some counter-demonstrations.
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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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