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Outroar

noun blending
A nonce word blending of “outrage” and “uproar,” similar to how ginormous is a blend of “gigantic” and “enormous” two words with very similar meaning, outroar was simply used to emphasize the potential fallout of the “outrageous” event. As outrage means, passionate distaste shared by a group, and uproar is a cacophony of voices expressing their opinion, and outroar is a cacophony of voices sharing their passionate distaste for a decision.
Etymology : Blending of “outrage” and “uproar”, taking the “out” morpheme from “outrage” and the “roar” morpheme from “uproar”.
Source : “Listen, if there is an absolute outroar for any of these [decisions], I will recant” – Akiva Wienerkur RobHasAPodcast October 27, 2019
Last modified: 11 December 2019


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