ebullience
noun Date: 1749 the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts or feelings ; exuberance

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  • Ebullience — E*bul lience (?; 106), Ebulliency E*bul lien*cy, n. A boiling up or over; effervescence. Cudworth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ebullience — 1749, from L. ebullientem, prp. of ebullire (see EBULLIENT (Cf. ebullient) + ENCE (Cf. ence)). Related: Ebulliency (1670s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ebullience — [n] enthusiasm agitation, animation, buoyancy, effervescence, effusiveness, elation, excitement, exhilaration, exuberance, exuberancy, ferment, gaiety, high spiritedness, high spirits, liveliness, vitality, vivaciousness, vivacity, zest; concept… …   New thesaurus

  • ebullience — noun the director s ebullience inspires the cast Syn: exuberance, buoyancy, cheerfulness, cheeriness, merriment, jollity, sunniness, jauntiness, lightheartedness, high spirits, elation, euphoria, jubilation; animation, sparkle, vivacity,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • ebullience — ebullient ► ADJECTIVE 1) cheerful and full of energy. 2) archaic or literary boiling or agitated as if boiling. DERIVATIVES ebullience noun ebulliently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin ebullire boil up …   English terms dictionary

  • ebullience — /i bul yeuhns, i bool /, n. 1. high spirits; exhilaration; exuberance. 2. a boiling over; overflow. Also, ebulliency. [1740 50; EBULLI(ENT) + ENCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ebullience — noun the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts and feelings. Syn: exuberance …   Wiktionary

  • ebullience — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. exhilaration, exuberance, high spirits; see enthusiasm 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • ebullience — e·bul·li·ence || ɪ bÊŒljÉ™ns n. excitement, exuberance; bubbling up, overflowing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ebullience — n.; (also ebulliency) 1. Effervescence, ebullition, boiling over. 2. Bursting forth, overflow, burst, rush, bursting vigor …   New dictionary of synonyms

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