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English definition of “overflow”

overflow

verb [I] (EMOTIONS)    /ˌəʊ.vəˈfləʊ/ US  /ˌoʊ.vɚˈfloʊ/
C2 If you overflow with thoughts or feelings, you express them strongly: They were (full to) overflowing with emotion at the birth of their baby. Suddenly, her anger overflowed.Expressing and showing feelings
(Definition of overflow verb (EMOTIONS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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