outpouring

[ out-pawr-ing, -pohr- ]
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noun
  1. something that pours out or is poured out; an outflow, overflow, or effusion: an outpouring of sympathy from her friends.

Origin of outpouring

1
1750–60; out- + pouring

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British Dictionary definitions for outpouring

outpouring

/ (ˈaʊtˌpɔːrɪŋ) /


noun
  1. a passionate or exaggerated outburst; effusion

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