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Yet he was prone to angry outbursts at government policies and could also be harsh on himself. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This seemed to be our only chance to stop the overnight outburst of violence. Broken Lives (1993)There are two reasons for this sudden outburst of energy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What has followed appears to be an outburst of popular anger. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Be careful not to reward the angry outbursts of others. Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993) Sudden outbursts of agitation followed by withdrawal and lethargy are common. Know Your Own Mind (1991)An outburst of anger by the other powers? The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)They may find it hard to express what they want or need and can show sudden outbursts of emotion. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But again, that just smacks of a simple outburst of emotion. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This produced a spontaneous outburst of applause for the Frenchman in the circuit media centre. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He has presided over many outbursts of violence as Uighurs clash with police. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I know he does too because he is often very sad after an angry outburst. The Sun (2015)They have frequent anger outbursts. Christianity Today (2000)The Kremlin's reaction to this spontaneous outburst of rage and disgust is still uncertain. Times, Sunday Times (2011)By the time he was back on land he was in shock, aware that his outburst of anger could easily have ended in his death. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)These imply a sudden, unthinking outburst of violence, so that by making reference to them no further elaboration seems necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'outburst'
British English: outburst NOUN
An outburst of an emotion, especially anger, is a sudden strong expression of that emotion.
...a spontaneous outburst of cheers and applause.
Definition of outburst from the Collins English Dictionary
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