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outcry (n.)

mid-14c., "act of crying aloud, a loud or vehement clamor," especially of indignation or distress, from out (adv.) + cry (v.). In metaphoric sense of "public protest," it is attested by 1911 in George Bernard Shaw.

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Definitions of outcry from WordNet
1
outcry (v.)
shout louder than;
Synonyms: outshout
outcry (v.)
utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy;
Synonyms: exclaim / cry / cry out / call out / shout
2
outcry (n.)
a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition;
Synonyms: cry / call / yell / shout / vociferation
From wordnet.princeton.edu