Student Thesaurus

One entry found for outburst.
Entry Word: outburst
Function: noun
Text: 1 a sudden intense expression of strong feeling <when the coach suddenly started crying hysterically, everyone was shocked by the unexpected outburst>
Synonyms agony, burst, eruption, explosion, fit, flare, flare-up, flash, flush, gale, gush, gust, paroxysm, spasm, storm
Related Words blowup, grouch, rage, tantrum; ecstasy, rapture, transport; delirium, frenzy, furor
2 a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity <there was a remarkable outburst of work in the classroom the moment the teacher returned> -- see OUTBREAK