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Noun: outburst  'awt,burst
  1. An unrestrained expression of emotion
    - effusion, gush, blowup, ebullition
     
  2. A sudden intense happening
    "an outburst of heavy rain";
    - burst, flare-up
     
  3. A sudden violent disturbance
    - tumultuous disturbance

Derived forms: outbursts

Type of: disturbance, expression, happening, manifestation, natural event, occurrence, occurrent, reflection, reflexion [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Outburst