from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To flow out rapidly; pour out.
- n. A rapid outflow; an outpouring: an outpour of sympathy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of pouring out.
- v. To pour out.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To pour out.
- n. A flowing out; a free discharge.
- n. An effusion (of sentiment or emotion; outpouring.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pour out; send forth in a stream; effuse.
- n. An outpouring: an outflow.
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My outpour was a reaction against people (in positions of power) who acted badly.
"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.
The constant outpour of support we receive at Harboring Hearts truly touches us and makes our mission possible.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What I recognized from this outpour of love was that Americans who didn't wish to be a part of the discourse felt they had few other options to express themselves.
It means I must thank W for giving a patient ear to my outpour and spending that much time with me.