Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive & transitive verb To flow out rapidly; pour out.
  • noun A rapid outflow; an outpouring.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To pour out; send forth in a stream; effuse.
  • noun An outpouring: an outflow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A flowing out; a free discharge.
  • noun An effusion (of sentiment or emotion; outpouring.
  • transitive verb To pour out.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of pouring out.
  • verb To pour out.

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Examples

  • My outpour was a reaction against people (in positions of power) who acted badly.

    Tara Stiles: 10 Ways To Deal With Difficult People 2009

  • "outpour" of hatred because your post was ridiculous. furthermore, if you had ever spent any time on Toytown, you'd know that the response you got here is par for the course. read any other thread, jackass. also, if you weren't speaking with your head up your ass you might have got a warmer response.

    Toytown Germany - Germany feed 2009

  • After the New York State Senate passed a law Friday night allowing same-sex marriages, Twitter exploded with an outpour of love and support from celebrities.

    Celebrities React to New York's New Gay Marriage Law 2011

  • In this moment of need, the generosity of other countries and the outpour of monetary and material aid to Japan has dissolved traditional political and economic boundaries.

    Japan Earthquake Relief: Help Comes From More Than 100 Countries The Huffington Post News Editors 2011

  • The outpour of collective scorn was a melancholy coda to the 18-year political career of a man who has long taken pride in his ability to make Italians laugh.

    Berlusconi Bows Out; Austerity Lies Ahead Stacy Meichtry 2011

  • And thereat he broke into a wild outpour of incoherence that did not cease until Grief seized him by the shoulders and shook him into silence.

    THE DEVILS OF FUATINO 2010

  • The constant outpour of support we receive at Harboring Hearts truly touches us and makes our mission possible.

    Michelle Javian: Heart-Full Ways to Give Michelle Javian 2011

  • Americans and the international community responded with a generosity and an outpour of support demonstrated in those rare moments when humanity works under the guidance of its better angels.

    Pascal Robert: Haiti and the Year of Sorrow Pascal Robert 2011

  • The constant outpour of support we receive at Harboring Hearts truly touches us and makes our mission possible.

    Michelle Javian: Heart-Full Ways to Give Michelle Javian 2011

  • Americans and the international community responded with a generosity and an outpour of support demonstrated in those rare moments when humanity works under the guidance of its better angels.

    Pascal Robert: Haiti and the Year of Sorrow Pascal Robert 2011

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