Adjective "ebullient" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ɪˈbʌljənt//ɪˈbʊljənt/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Cheerful and full of energy.
  1. 'It can now be revealed that the ebullient cockney was very worried about his protégé, the man he has called the best fighter he was ever worked with.'
  2. 'The Olympic track cycling programme is over and the mood in the British camp, quite rightly, is ebullient.'
  3. 'On the surface, the music is brash, ebullient, jaunty, but also technically well crafted and even refined.'
  4. 'He was the source of many jokes for being overly happy and ebullient.'
  5. 'Anyway, she was a vivacious, ebullient sort of girl, and I took an immediate liking to her.'
  6. 'The Clarinet Sonata is a delightfully ebullient, bouncy score.'
  7. 'Getting off the ship on to a fast boat and later on to the jetty at the Coast Guard headquarters in Fort Kochi, the three fishermen looked ebullient and happy.'
  8. 'Christina was in quite an ebullient mood during our session today.'
  9. 'The ebullient mood of those works has been recaptured here, with a surprising overlay of Americana.'
  10. 'The mood is still ebullient when Gilman takes the stage the next morning.'
(of liquid or matter) boiling or agitated as if boiling.

    Definitions

    1. overflowing with fervor, enthusiasm, or excitement; high-spirited: The award winner was in an ebullient mood at the dinner in her honor.

    2. bubbling up like a boiling liquid.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "situations can be ebullient in times."

    "people can be ebullient."

    "markets can be ebullient."

    "moods can be ebullient."

    "forms can be ebullient."

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    Origin

    Late 16th century (in the sense ‘boiling’): from Latin ebullient- ‘boiling up’, from the verb ebullire, from e- (variant of ex-) ‘out’ + bullire ‘to boil’.