from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A loud cry or clamor.
- n. A strong protest or objection: public outcry over the rise in prices.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a loud cry or uproar
- n. a strong protest
- v. To cry out.
- v. To cry louder than.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A vehement or loud cry; a cry of distress, alarm, opposition, or detestation; clamor.
- n. Sale at public auction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A loud or vehement cry or crying; a cry of indignation or distress; clamor; confused noise; uproar.
- n. An auction; auction.
- To cry louder than; overcome in crying; hence, to excel in any way.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
- v. shout louder than
- v. utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
To simply say that they are murderers because the word "outcry" is used elsewhere in the Bible in respect of murder and must therefore mean the same here is like saying that every "accused" in the docks must be "accused" of the same crime simply because they are all referred to as "accused".
In deviating from righteousness into sin the "outcry" is an automatic result.
To summarise my response in later posts: The word "outcry" is used, in the cases of Hagar and Esau in reference to crimes other than murder, contradicting your argument.
The "outcry" is a corruption of righteousness, a twisting of righteousness.
Yet such improvements to our education system will require relentless and vocal outcry from the parents whose children suffer most from the current state of our poorest and lowest-performing schools.
For many years, it has been the progressive movement that has championed advances in every level of American society -- from Social Security and Medicare to civil rights, equality of opportunity and freedom of choice. 2008 was a watershed election, an outcry from a large majority of Americans (not a tiny bunch of Tea Party extremists) for a fundamental change in the politics of our country.
The vuvuzela outcry is mainly coming from those, like my friend, who are watching the tournament abroad.
This outcry is hiding behind 'healthcare' but it is racially motivated and part of the conservatives to make sure Obama does not succeed.
A wild outcry from the dogs without did not take him from his task.
When it comes to settlement activity, the Olmert government reduced new construction beyond the security barrier, but it also gave permission for the construction of thousands of new housing units inside existing settlement blocs and in greater Jerusalem, evoking an outcry from the Palestinians and Arab leaders.