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outcry meaning and definition

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Definition of outcry (noun)

  1. a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition


Definition of outcry (verb)

  1. shout louder than
  2. utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
    • "`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
    • synonyms: call out, cry, cry out, exclaim, shout
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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