December 19, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
outpouring /ˈaʊtˌporɪŋ/ noun
outpouring
/ˈaʊtˌporɪŋ/
noun

plural outpourings

There is an outpouring of support for the runner.
There is an outpouring of support for the runner.
Learner's definition of OUTPOURING

[count]

1 : an act of expressing an emotion or feeling in a very powerful way — often + of

  • There was an outpouring of support for the president. [=many people expressed strong support for the president]

  • an outpouring of love and affection

  • outpourings of emotion

2 : a large amount of something that is given or received in a short period of time — often + of

  • They received an outpouring of money for their charity.

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