Synonyms of explosion in English:

explosion


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noun

1‘Edward was in the car when he heard the explosion’

SYNONYMS
detonation, discharge, eruption, blowing up, ignition
bang, blast, boom, rumble, crash, crack, report, thunder, roll, clap, pop
informal wham, whump
literary fulmination

2‘an explosion of anger’

SYNONYMS
outburst, flare-up, blow-up, outbreak, eruption, storm, rush, spate, surge, rash, wave, access, effusion
fit, paroxysm, spasm, attack, spell
British informal paddy
rare ebullition, boutade

3‘the explosion of human populations in the last hundred years’

SYNONYMS
sudden increase, rapid increase, dramatic increase, mushrooming, snowballing, escalation, multiplication, burgeoning, rocketing, shooting up