Synonyms of explosion in English:

explosion


See definition of explosion

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

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