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noun [countable] outburst pronunciation in British English /ˈaʊtˌbɜː(r)st/ 
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  1. a sudden spoken expression of a strong feeling, especially anger

    emotional outbursts

    outburst of:

    His colleagues used to be shocked by his outbursts of temper.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of outburst
    1. a.
      the sudden start of an activity or emotional reaction among a lot of people
      outburst of:

      an outburst of patriotic fervour


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