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outburst

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of outburst

  1. 1 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling the judge directed the courtroom spectators to refrain from any outbursts when the verdict was read Synonyms of outburst agony, blaze, burst, ebullition, eruption, explosion, fit, flare, flare-up, flash, flush, gale, gush, gust, paroxysm, spasm, storm Words Related to outburst blowup, grouch, rage, tantrum; ecstasy, rapture, transport; delirium, firestorm, frenzy, furor

  2. 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 Synonyms of outburst burst, flare, flare-up, flash, flicker, flurry, flutter, outbreak, spurtWords Related to outburst recrudescence, recurrence, renewal; binge, jag, spree; boost, increase, pickup, upswing, upturn; epidemic, eruption, explosion, paroxysm; deluge, flood, rush, spate, surge, volley; commotion, furor, uproarNear Antonyms of outburst calm, doldrums, slump

  3. 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 Synonyms of outburst blast, blowup, burst, bursting, detonation, eruption, explosionWords Related to outburst discharge, firing, shooting; blowout, flare-up; bang, boom, pop; airburst, groundburstAntonyms of outburst implosion



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