effusion effusion

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an unrestrained expression of emotion
  2. (n) flow under pressure

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. At the farewell party of the longest serving employee, the CEO praised the employee with unrestrained effusion.
  2. After the rescue operation of 26/11 hostages there was an effusion of intense joy among the bystanders.
  3. Sentimental effusion was barely restrained in the audience when the band belted a number that had topped the charts a decade ago.

News

Quotes

  1. The Pope called on those present to ensure they remain united to Mary during these days leading up to Pentecost, "invoking a renewed effusion of the Holy Spirit for the Church."
    on May 5, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Zenit News Agency

  2. "There was no confirmed damage to the tendons or the ligaments. Pavel is only suffering from an effusion in his injured knee and it looks that the break (from playing) will last around three weeks," Nehoda told Czech news agency CTK on Monday.
    on Jan 25, 2005 By: Zdeněk Nehoda Source: China Daily

  3. "The blood effusion is gone, he can breathe normally again and train at full capacity, but it's too early yet to be playing him against Bielefeld", said Bayern boss Jürgen Klinsmann on Thursday.
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: Jurgen Klinsmann Source: Goal.com

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