angry outburst


angry outburst
fit of anger, violent actions caused by anger

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • outburst — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ sudden ▪ spontaneous ▪ occasional ▪ her occasional outbursts of temper ▪ little ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • outburst — [[t]a͟ʊtbɜː(r)st[/t]] outbursts 1) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft N of n An outburst of an emotion, especially anger, is a sudden strong expression of that emotion. ...an outburst of anger. ...a spontaneous outburst of cheers and applause... There… …   English dictionary

  • outburst — out|burst [ˈautbə:st US bə:rst] n 1.) something you say suddenly that expresses a strong emotion, especially anger ▪ He later apologized for his outburst. emotional/violent/angry outburst ▪ his father s violent outbursts of temper outburst of ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • angry */*/*/ — UK [ˈæŋɡrɪ] / US adjective Word forms angry : adjective angry comparative angrier superlative angriest Metaphor: Being angry is like being hot or on fire. She burned with indignation. ♦ He has a fiery temper. ♦ Jack was a hot tempered young man.… …   English dictionary

  • outburst — n. an angry; furious; spontaneous; sudden; violent outburst * * * [ aʊtbɜːst] furious spontaneous sudden violent outburst an angry …   Combinatory dictionary

  • angry — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound ▪ become, get, grow, turn (esp. AmE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • fit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. caprice, whim, fancy, notion; paroxysm, convulsion, seizure, outburst. See agitation. v. equip, furnish, outfit; grace, beautify; accommodate; clothe; suit, meet, conform; adapt. See agreement,… …   English dictionary for students

  • temper — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. temperament, nature, disposition; mood, humor, tone; tantrum, passion, rage; mettle, quality; calmness, composure, equanimity. See irascibility, feeling, intrinsic. v. t. moderate, soften; harden,… …   English dictionary for students

  • blowup — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. explosion; outburst; enlargement. See expansion, violence. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An explosion] Syn. eruption, blast, detonation; see explosion 1 . 2. [*An angry outburst] Syn. explosion, outburst,… …   English dictionary for students

  • tantrum — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. fit, outburst; display (of ill temper); rage, frenzy, paroxysm. See resentment, violence. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. conniption, outburst, scene, animosity; see anger , fit 2 . III (Roget s 3… …   English dictionary for students


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