Effusion - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈfjuːʒn|  American pronunciation of the word effusion
Brit.  |ɪˈfjuːʒ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word effusion


- an unrestrained expression of emotion (syn: blowup, ebullition, gush, outburst)
- flow under pressure


Her poetic effusions became tiresome.

They greeted her with great effusion.

He greeted the guests with effusion.

a massive effusion of poisonous gas

Word forms

singular: effusion
plural: effusions
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