Associations to the word «Outbreak»


OUTBREAK, noun. An eruption, sudden appearance
OUTBREAK, noun. A sudden increase.
OUTBREAK, noun. An outburst or sudden eruption, especially of violence and mischief.
OUTBREAK, noun. (uncountable) A geological layer that breaks out
OUTBREAK, verb. (intransitive) To burst out
OUTBREAK, verb. (intransitive) To break forth

Dictionary definition

OUTBREAK, noun. A sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition); "the outbreak of hostilities".

Wise words

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery