outcry

Part of speech: noun

A vehement or loud cry.

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Usage examples "outcry":

  1. He drew his hand back very quickly, and Jan expected a loud outcry, but none came. - "Jan and Her Job", L. Allen Harker.
  2. How warmly I urged her again and again, and how often was she on the point of yielding to her heart's loud outcry! - "Margery, Volume 7.", Georg Ebers.
  3. There was a great outcry when the Duke of Marlborough issued an order that the cottages on his estate should in future only be let to such men as worked upon the farms where those cottages are situated. - "The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies", Walter Besant.