How to use Outcry in a sentence
A loud outcry was raised in the fleet and the country.
Their herring fishery was ruined for the year, and the outcry against Tromp was loud.
The French Revolution seemed to many earnest thinkers the one great outcry of modern times for the liberty of thought and action which is the eternal heritage of every human being.
The monasteries raised an outcry when people were found eating flesh in Lent, and the bishop of Constance accused.
The marriage, however, became known, and a great outcry arose against Philip, whose friends quickly deserted him.Advertisement
This order led to an outcry among the fathers of Basel and incurred the deep disapproval of the legate Cesarini.
A further provision empowered the Bundesrat to fix the hours of labor in unhealthy trades; this was applied to the bakeries by an edict of 1895, but the great outcry which this caused prevented any further extension.
The treaty of Breda with Holland (21st of July 1667) removed the danger, but not the ignominy, and Charles showed the real baseness of his character when he joined in the popular outcry against Clarendon, the upright and devoted adherent of his father and himself during twenty-five years of misfortune, and drove him into poverty and exile in his old age, recalling ominously Charles I.'s betrayal of Strafford.
But the church was thereby involved in a double conflict; for while on the one hand the Novatianist schism represents the puritan outcry against such laxity, on the other the martyrs (not indeed for the first time) claimed a position above church law, and gave trouble by issuing libelli pacis, i.e.
These plans, quite rightly, caused an outcry from many workers.Advertisement
However, there is no national outcry about them.
While costly government action generally follows each media outcry, Parliament does not always have the foresight to limit risk in advance.
Open pyre burning could handle only a fraction of the balance, not least because it soon attracted a considerable public outcry.
In recent decades, there has been an outcry within the pet product industry regarding the safety of clay cat litter.
Of late, say within the past ten years, this outcry of misogyny has focused more on rap music lyrics than those of other music genres.Advertisement
At the time of the public outcry, researchers from the aforementioned organizations reiterated that tofu consumption helps prevent colon, breast, and prostate cancer as well as atherosclerosis and post-menopausal hip fractures.
Octomom also spoke of the public outcry over her decision to involve her children in a reality show.
Their first video, Girls on Film, caused public outcry around the world and was eventually banned on MTV and other music video networks around the world.
His concern was warranted, as it spurred a national outcry when his son turned around and sold the tape to a leading U.S. tabloid.
However, whether or not nudity is aired, the shower broadcasts have sometimes included sex acts - and these broadcasts are often met by public outcry that sometimes changes the way shower footage is handled.Advertisement
At the Restoration his body was exhumed, and on the 30th of January 1661, the anniversary of the execution of Charles I., it was drawn on a sledge from Holborn to Tyburn, together with the bodies of Ireton and Bradshaw, accompanied by "the universal outcry and curses of the people."
At the head of a hundred thousand men he showed, besides the large grasp of strategy which planned the Carolinas march, besides the patient skill in manoeuvre which gained ground day by day towards Atlanta, the strength of will which sent his men to the hopeless assault of Kenesaw to teach them that he was not afraid to fight, and cleared Atlanta of its civil population in the face of a bitter popular outcry.
This state of affairs has given rise to a social-democratic outcry on account of which Friesland is sometimes regarded as the "Ireland of Holland."
James was driven by the outcry raised to abandon these monopolies, and an att of Parliament in 1624 placed the future grant of proteotions to new inventions under the safeguard of the judges.
At most times in the history of England such a ministry would have been driven from office by the outcry of an offended people.Advertisement
The outcry of the Cortes, whether of Castile or of the other states, for relief from taxation was loud.
I find somewhat ironic the current outcry about the use of poison gas by Iraq from states which did nothing at the time.
Each outcry of the hunted hare A fiber from the brain does tear.
In 1967 this masterpiece of Victorian ironwork fell victim to fashionable prejudice and, despite a national outcry, was dismantled.
The outcry led the CBD to agree an international de-facto moratorium on use of Terminator in 2000.Advertisement
The sentences provoked an immense outcry, leading to the first great mass trade union protest.
Ridgewell has been out performing Ferdinand this season, can you imagine the outcry... .
The proposals have sparked a national outcry among medieval historians.
Strong voices emerge blaming the wrong policies for our problems, prompting an outcry for protectionist legislation.
A final decision was deferred following a huge public outcry.Advertisement
An especially loud outcry is raised over the celebrated " fifth member " of the Party Council.
Already there has been public outcry over an American firm tracking patients with RFID.
Their sentence in 1834 led to a huge outcry across Britain.
The massive public outcry in Britain was led by Roebuck, the MP for Sheffield and caused Aberdeen's downfall.
An international outcry saved the rock art for posterity.Advertisement
Public and congressional outcry prompted NASA to solicit alternatives to a space shuttle mission for servicing Hubble.
There was an outcry and deliberate vandalism when a mast was erected in Carlops, a conservation village.
Cobden, who had travelled in Turkey, and had studied the condition of that country with great care for many years, discredited the outcry about maintaining the independence and integrity of the Ottoman empire which was the battle-cry of the day.
The cause at stake over-rode every prejudice and the people of the United States, since the war, have been in general content to leave the question alone, as was evidenced by the outcry raised in 1908, when President Taft reopened it in a speech at Grant's tomb.
In the autumn of this year (1850) was the great popular outcry against the "Papal aggression" (see Wiseman), and Manning, feeling himself unable to take part in this protest, resigned, early in December his benefice and his archdeaconry; and writing to Hope-Scott, who a little later became a Roman Catholic with him, stated his conviction that the alternative was "either Rome or licence of thought and will."Advertisement
His fortunes suffered an eclipse upon the accession of Henry I., by whom he was imprisoned in deference to the popular outcry.
Servia demanded compensation in various forms for the annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina; what the government hoped to obtain was the cession to Servia of a strip of territory between Herzegovina and Novibazar, which would check the advance of Austria-Hungary towards Salonica, make Servia and Montenegro conterminous, pave the way for a union between them, and give Servian commerce an outlet to the Adriatic. Neither the Dual Monarchy nor the Young Turks would consider the cession of any territory, and in January 1909 the outcry for war was renewed in Servia.
Mortal Kombat is typically credited for the public outcry against video game violence.
Carteret took the popular side in the outcry against Walpole for not making war on Spain.
The public held her responsible for the bankrupt state of the country; and though in 1788, following the popular outcry, she prevailed upon the king to recall Necker, it was impossible for him to avert the Revolution.Advertisement
He carefully refrained from incurring suspicion and unpopularity by opposing the general outcry, and though he saw through the imposture from the beginning he made no attempt to moderate the popular frenzy or to save the life of any of the victims, his co-religionists, not even intervening in the case of Lord Stafford, and allowing Titus Oates to be lodged at Whitehall with a pension.
On the 13th of April 1846 an imperial decree abolished some of the more burdensome feudal obligations; but this concession was greeted with so fierce an outcry, as an authoritative endorsement of the atrocities, that it was again revoked, and Count Franz von Stadion was sent to restore order in Galicia.
The Federalist outcry could only have been silenced by removal of Freneau, or by disclaimers or admonitions, which Jefferson did not think it incumbent upon himself - or, since he thought Freneau was doing good, desirable for him - to make.
Crispis methods aroused great outcry in the Radical press, but the severe sentences of the military courts were in time tempered by the Royal prerogative of amnesty.
The government yielded to the outcry that arose; but the expedients by which it sought to mitigate the evil, notably the division of those entitled to relief into classes, only increased the alarm and the discontent.
In the early part of the war a great outcry was made by the British (and also the American) newspapers concerning the working of the Press cable censorship in London.
One small species appears in immense numbers with the oncoming of the rainy season, and at night the noise of its outcry almost deadens other sounds.
Thereupon a general outcry was raised by the planters at the acquiescence of the government in the principles of the anti-slavery party.
So loud was the outcry that Margaret and Granvelle on their own responsibility sent away the Spanish regiments from the country (January 1561).