Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Outcry"

The meaning of "Outcry" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does outcry mean?
A: Protest or loud public complaining. There was a huge outcry when it was announced that Big Bang Theory was going to end. The Brexit vote caused a huge outcry.
Q: What does outcry mean?
A: Outcry is a reaction.

For example:
There was a public outcry because the murderer was let go.
Q: What does outcry mean?
A: Could be a shout. Or a public display of disapproval.

We might say. "There was a great public outcry against this injustice." When talking about a group of people.

Or when referring to a small group or individual we may say "Susan's outcry of surprise was heard from down the hall."

It's not a common word when speaking. More often you will see it in literary works.

Example sentences using "Outcry"

Q: Please show me example sentences with "provoke an outcry".
A:
"Changing school programs to be year round would provoke an outcry from many mothers."


"He knew mob mentality would be on his side, so he bribed a policeman to attack one person in order to provoke an outcry from the people."

Synonyms of "Outcry" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between outcry and riot ?
A: Outcry is speaking out
Riot involves fighting and breaking things

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