outpouring

[ out-pawr-ing, -pohr- ]
/ ˈaʊtˌpɔr ɪŋ, -ˌpoʊr- /
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noun

something that pours out or is poured out; an outflow, overflow, or effusion: an outpouring of sympathy from her friends.

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Origin of outpouring

1750–60; out- + pouring

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British Dictionary definitions for outpouring

outpouring
/ (ˈaʊtˌpɔːrɪŋ) /

noun

a passionate or exaggerated outburst; effusion
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