outcry


outcry
I noun accusation, blame, brawl, broken silence, bruit, burst of sound, castigation, censure, charge, chiding, chorus, clamor, clamorousness, complaint, condemnation, convicium, criticism, cry, denunciation, diatribe, din, disapprobation, disapproval, discontent, dislike, dissatisfaction, dissent, disturbance, execration, explosion, fracas, furor, grievance, howl, hullabaloo, invective, lament, loud noise, loud protest, noise, objection, opposition, pandemonium, philippic, plaint, protest, protestation, racket, raised voice, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprobation, revilement, scolding, scream, shout, stricture, tumult, turmoil, upbraiding, uproar, vilification, vituperation, voces, vociferatio, vociferation, wail, weeping, yell II index disparagement, exception (objection), expletive, noise, pandemonium, panic, plaint, protest

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  • outcry — out‧cry [ˈaʊtkraɪ] ➔ open outcry * * * outcry UK US /ˈaʊtkraɪ/ noun [U] ► STOCK MARKET, FINANCE OPEN OUTCRY(Cf. ↑open outcry) …   Financial and business terms

  • Outcry — Out cry , n. 1. A vehement or loud cry; a cry of distress, alarm, opposition, or detestation; clamor. [1913 Webster] 2. Sale at public auction. Massinger. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outcry — (n.) mid 14c., act of crying aloud, from OUT (Cf. out) + CRY (Cf. cry). In metaphoric sense of public protest, first attested 1911 in George Bernard Shaw …   Etymology dictionary

  • outcry — [n] scream, exclamation clamor, commotion, complaint, convulsion, cry, ferment, flak*, hoo ha*, howl, hubba hubba*, hullabaloo*, noise, objection, outburst, protest, screech, tumult, uproar, upturn, yell; concepts 77,278 Ant. quiet, silence …   New thesaurus

  • outcry — ► NOUN (pl. outcries) ▪ a strong expression of public disapproval …   English terms dictionary

  • outcry — [out′krī΄] n. pl. outcries 1. a crying out 2. a strong objection …   English World dictionary

  • outcry — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great, huge, massive ▪ immediate ▪ public ▪ national ▪ international …   Collocations dictionary

  • outcry — n. 1) to make, raise an outcry 2) a public outcry 3) an outcry against; for * * * [ aʊtkraɪ] for a public outcry an outcry against to make. raise an outcry …   Combinatory dictionary

  • outcry — out|cry [ˈautkraı] n [>C usually singular, U] an angry protest by a lot of ordinary people ▪ The closure of the local hospital has caused a huge public outcry . outcry against/about/over ▪ a national outcry about the lack of gun control laws… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • outcry — UK [ˈaʊtˌkraɪ] / US noun [countable, usually singular] Word forms outcry : singular outcry plural outcries an angry expression of protest or shock by a lot of people, as a reaction to something that someone has done or to something that has… …   English dictionary


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