exuberance

  • 1 exubérance — [ ɛgzyberɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1560; lat. exuberantia 1 ♦ (repris XVIIIe, seult dr. et didact.; répandu XIXe) État de ce qui est très abondant. ⇒ abondance, profusion. L exubérance de la végétation. ⇒ luxuriance. Exubérance des formes. ⇒ épanouissement,… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 exuberance — EXUBERANCE. s. f. Surabondance. N est guere en usage qu en cette phrase du Palais. Exuberance de droit. par exuberance de droit …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 3 Exuberance — Ex*u ber*ance, n. [L. exuberantia: cf. F. exub[ e]rance.] The state of being exuberant; an overflowing quantity; a copious or excessive production or supply; superabundance; richness; as, an exuberance of joy, of fancy, or of foliage. Syn:… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 exuberance — 1630s, from Fr. exubérance (16c.), from L. exuberantia superabundance, noun of state from exuberare (see EXUBERANT (Cf. exuberant)). Exuberancy attested from 1610s …

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  • 5 exuberance — [n1] energy, enthusiasm abandon, animation, ardor, bounce, buoyancy, cheerfulness, eagerness, ebullience, effervescence, excitement, exhilaration, fervor, friskiness, gayness, get up and go*, high spirits, juice*, life, liveliness, pep, pepper*,… …

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  • 6 exuberance — [eg zo͞o′bərən sē, eg zyo͞o′bər ən sē; ig zo͞o′bər ən sē, ig zyo͞o′bər ən sē] n. pl. exuberancies [eg zo͞o′bər əns, egzyo͞o′bər əns; igzo͞o′bər əns, igzyo͞o′bər əns] n. [Fr exúberance < L exuberantia < exuberans, prp. of exuberare, to come… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 exuberance — index life (vitality) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 exubérance — (è gzu bé ran s ) s. f. 1°   Plénitude qui surabonde. Exubérance de végétation. •   La chair, les oeufs, les graines, les germes de toute espèce font leur nourriture ordinaire [aux animaux] ; cela seul peut borner l exubérance de la nature, BUFF …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 9 exuberance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ sheer ▪ She was laughing from the sheer exuberance of the performance. ▪ youthful ▪ The band displays a youthful exuberance and sense of fun. ▪ natural …

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  • 10 exuberance — [[t]ɪgzju͟ːbərəns, AM zu͟ːb [/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Exuberance is behaviour which is energetic, excited, and cheerful. Her burst of exuberance and her brightness overwhelmed me. Syn: ebullience, effervescence 2) N UNCOUNT: oft N of n If you talk about …

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  • 11 EXUBÉRANCE — n. f. Production excessive. Exubérance de végétation. Il signifie aussi absolument, en parlant des Personnes, Tempérament excessif. Cet homme est fatigant par son exubérance. Fig., Exubérance de mots, d’images, d’idées …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 12 EXUBÉRANCE — s. f. Surabondance, abondance inutile. Exubérance de végétation.   Il se dit quelquefois au figuré. Exubérance de mots, d images, d idées …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 13 exuberance — noun Date: 1631 1. the quality or state of being exuberant < youthful exuberance > 2. an exuberant act or expression …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 exuberance — exuberant ► ADJECTIVE 1) lively and cheerful. 2) growing profusely. DERIVATIVES exuberance noun exuberantly adverb. ORIGIN from Latin exuberare be abundantly fruitful …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 exuberance — /ig zooh beuhr euhns/, n. 1. Also, exuberancy. the state of being exuberant. 2. an instance of this: His pranks are youthful exuberances. [1630 40; < L exuberantia. See EXUBERANT, ANCE] * * * …

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  • 16 exuberance — noun /ɛksˈjuː.bɜː(ɹ).əns,ˈɛɡ.ʒuː.bɜː(ɹ).əns/ a) The quality of being exuberant; cheerful or vigorous enthusiasm; liveliness. b) An instance of exuberant behaviour. Syn: ebullience …

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  • 17 exuberance — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abundance, affluence, ample sufficiency, ampleness, amplitude, animal spirits, animation, ardor, avalanche, beatification, beatitude, bewitchment, blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, bonanza, bountifulness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 exuberance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. zest, enthusiasm, vigor, ebullience, energy, excitement, high spirits, abundance, bounty, effusion. See feeling, diffuseness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Plenty] Syn. abundance, affluence, profusion; see… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 exuberance — ex·u·ber·ance || ɪg zjuːbÉ™rÉ™ns n. abundance, plenty; high spirits …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 exuberance — n. 1. Luxuriance, copiousness, abundance, plenitude, flood. 2. Superabundance, superfluity, redundance, redundancy, excess, overgrowth, rankness, overluxuriance, over abundance, wantonness, overflow, lavishness, profusion …

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