Origin of outpouring
Definition for outpouring (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for outpouring
This outpouring of anger was heavily lacking in reason, spellcheck, and timeliness.
She thanked everyone for the outpouring of love and concern that had been shown toward her and Cooper.
This, in turn, feeds into an outpouring of anti-Arab vitriol on social media.Is Twitter Trolling Making the Israel-Palestine Conflict Worse?|Emily Shire|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The outpouring of comments was overwhelmingly positive, coming from Americans and Iranians alike.
All this has created an outpouring of national sentiment and a predictable flurry of eleventh-hour government initiatives.
O let us seek his aid in our holy work, and pray for his outpouring upon our congregations!Sermons of Christmas Evans|Joseph Cross
And then an influence of sympathy attended the outpouring of its contents.The Man with the Book|John Matthias Weylland
The sharp impression of resentment and indignation which possessed him calmed down under this outpouring of words.Salem Chapel, v.1/2|Mrs. Oliphant
Oh, what a symbol of the constant, daily outpouring of one's life and strength for the benefit of a lost world!The Palm Tree Blessing|W. E. Shepard
It was all the outpouring of joy now, the ecstasy of discovery, the feeling that another life of love had blended with his.The Chief of the Ranges|H. A. Cody
British Dictionary definitions for outpouring (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for outpouring (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for outpouring
mid-15c., "a pouring out," from out + infinitive of pour (v.). From 1757 as "action of pouring out," originally transferred, of things spiritual; sense of "that which is poured out" (again, usually transferred) is from 1827.