Part of speech: noun

A bursting out; a violent manifestation.

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Usage examples "outburst":

  1. But for all the ridiculous figure she cut, there was an earnestness and a sort of style to her entrance, that cut short the first outburst of laughter. - "The Cricket", Marjorie Cooke.
  2. Besides, I can easily pardon any outburst of temper on his part- it will be perfectly natural, I think! - "Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten", Marie Corelli.
  3. Then his quick wit instantly guessed the reason for the outburst. - "The Argus Pheasant", John Charles Beecham.