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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. outcry

    clamor, tumult, denunciation, hullabaloo, yell, noise, scream

    acclamation, plaudit, quiet, silence

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cry, outcry, call, yell, shout, vociferationverb

    a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

    "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

    vociferation, birdcall, song, rallying cry, call option, phone call, watchword, battle cry, claim, margin call, yell, call, cry, birdsong, war cry, telephone call, shout

  2. outshout, outcryverb

    shout louder than

    call out, cry out, cry, exclaim, outshout, shout

  3. exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shoutverb

    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"

    cry out, proclaim, outshout, shout, weep, shout out, hollo, blackguard, promulgate, call out, blazon out, holler, yell, call, scream, cry, squall, abuse, clapperclaw, exclaim

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. outcrynoun

    cry, scream, screech, yell

  2. outcrynoun

    clamor, vociferation, HALLABALOO, noise, hue and cry

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "outcry":

    clamour, protest, indignation, clamor, outrage, cry

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  1. Glenn Hollander:

    There’s lot of expertise and a lot of history that is going to be lost, a lot of understanding of why the market is doing something, i think open-outcry died because as electronics came in the people who were afraid of them didn’t embrace them. And pit traders just got swept away like a tsunami.

  2. Alex Long:

    There wouldn't be such an outcry for help from the communities if there was so much change, last month, I had to wrestle a young man down because he tried to shoot someone in the head. There were four officers standing on the corner who walked in the opposite direction.

  3. Merav Fine Braun:

    Students are feeling lonely because they're not seeing the kind of outcry about anti-Semitism that they themselves participated in, in other formats of hate, seeing silence on the internet is deafening.

  4. Survival International:

    The Indians are more vulnerable now than they have been for years, as they’re now at the mercy of thousands of loggers and goldminers who are massing on their borders, or actually invading with impunity, only a global outcry can prevent more Indians from being killed.

  5. Mines Minister Christopher Yaluma:

    It will be negligent of the government to undo what we did. We applied our minds when coming up with the new rates and can't just change because of an outcry.

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