Bursting-point



the point at which normal capacity is exceeded.
a stage of emotion at which self-control is lost.
Historical Examples

Wild Folk Samuel Scoville
The Choice of Life Georgette Leblanc
My Doggie and I R.M. Ballantyne
Mlle. Fouchette Charles Theodore Murray
The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
King of Camargue Jean Aicard
Outspoken Essays William Ralph Inge
The Hero of Panama F. S. Brereton
Under the Star-Spangled Banner F. S. Brereton
Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S. Percy F. Westerman

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