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explosion

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of explosion

  1. 1 the act or an instance of exploding the explosion of the first atomic bomb at Hiroshima Synonyms of explosion blast, blowup, burst, bursting, detonation, eruption, outburst Words Related to explosion discharge, firing, shooting; blowout, flare-up; bang, boom, pop; airburst, groundburst Antonyms of explosion implosion

  2. 2 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling the explosion of patriotic feeling that the country experienced after that momentous event Synonyms of explosion agony, blaze, burst, ebullition, eruption, outburst, fit, flare, flare-up, flash, flush, gale, gush, gust, paroxysm, spasm, stormWords Related to explosion blowup, grouch, rage, tantrum; ecstasy, rapture, transport; delirium, firestorm, frenzy, furor

  3. 3 an outburst or display of excited anger the tennis player's expletive-enriched explosions on the court tested the patience of officials Synonyms of explosion blowup, tantrum, fireworks, fit, hissy [chiefly Southern & southern Midland], hissy fit, huff, sceneWords Related to explosion eruption, flare-up, outburst, storm, uproar; agitation, delirium, distraction, frenzy, furor, furore, fury, hysteria, rage, rampage; convulsion(s), paroxysm, seizure, spasm, upheaval; angriness, choler, indignation, irateness, ire, lividity, lividness, spleen, wrath, wrathfulness; reaction, rise; dander, temper; grouch, hump [British], pet, pouts, snit, sulk(s), sulkiness, sullenness



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