English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'eruption'

(noun) 
the volcanic eruption of Tambora in 1815
Synonyms
explosion
His reaction was an explosion of anger.
,
discharge
Where firearms are kept at home, the risk of accidental discharge is high.
, ,
venting
,
ejection
These actions led to his ejection from office.
(noun) 
the sudden eruption of violence on the streets of the city
Synonyms
flare-up
,
outbreak
an outbreak of violence involving hundreds of youths
This outbreak of flu is no worse than normal.
,
(noun) 
an unpleasant eruption of boils
Synonyms
inflammation
The drug can cause inflammation of the liver.
, ,
rash
a rash of internet-related companies
,
flare-up

Additional synonyms

in the sense of discharge
Where firearms are kept at home, the risk of accidental discharge is high.
Synonyms
in the sense of ejection
These actions led to his ejection from office.
Synonyms
sacking (informal),
firing (informal),
the boot (slang),
the sack (informal),
dislodgement
in the sense of outbreak
Definition
a sudden occurrence of disease or war
an outbreak of violence involving hundreds of youthsThis outbreak of flu is no worse than normal.

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