What is another word for outbursts?

Pronunciation: [ˈa͡ʊtbɜːsts] (IPA)

Outbursts are sudden, intense expressions of emotion that can be difficult to control. Synonyms for outbursts include explosions, eruptions, bursts, flares, fits, tantrums, rants, rages, tirades, and vocalizations. These words all carry different connotations and can be used to describe different types of outbursts. Explosions and eruptions suggest sudden and powerful eruptions of emotion, while bursts and flares may refer to shorter episodes of anger or frustration. Fits and tantrums are often used to describe emotional outbursts in children, while rants, rages, and tirades may suggest more prolonged and intense expressions of anger or frustration. Vocalizations may refer to any type of sudden or unexpected verbal expression, whether positive or negative.

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Usage examples for Outbursts

His panic terrors and outbursts of rage were such extremes of behaviour as suggested some sort of organic decay within.
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell
The lofty and fervid oratory which is one of the most Roman characteristics of that great national poem, and is quite unlike the debates, the outbursts of passion, and the natural interchange of speech in Homer, recalls the manner of the early tragic poets rather than the style of the oratorical fragments in the Annals of Ennius.
"The Roman Poets of the Republic"
W. Y. Sellar
The Captain was master and part owner of a steamer in the Central American banana trade, and the family knew from repeated outbursts that he had no very high opinion of the Spanish-American.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump

Famous quotes with Outbursts

  • Multinational corporations do control. They control the politicians. They control the media. They control the pattern of consumption, entertainment, thinking. They're destroying the planet and laying the foundation for violent outbursts and racial division.
    Jerry Brown
  • And I talked to my doctor, and I must admit, you know, I'm sometimes quite renowned for my outbursts and I was just very frustrated, maybe a little frightened.
    Elton John
  • Always first draw fresh breath after outbursts of vanity and complacency.
    Franz Kafka
  • Mother beat the hell out of us. She'd have wild outbursts.
    Burt Lancaster
  • It's a treat to portray a complex character. Besides... where else could I find a job where emotional outbursts and odd exclamations like 'Egad!', 'Narf!', 'Poit!', 'Splonk!' and 'Zort!' are allowed?
    Rob Paulsen

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