ebullient


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e·bul·lient

 (ĭ-bo͝ol′yənt, ĭ-bŭl′-)
adj.
1. Zestfully enthusiastic.
2. Boiling or seeming to boil; bubbling.

[Latin ēbulliēns, ēbullient-, present participle of ēbullīre, to bubble up : ē-, ex-, up, out; see ex- + bullīre, to bubble, boil.]

e·bul′lient·ly adv.
Usage Note: Traditionally, ebullient is pronounced (ĭ-bŭl′yənt), with a short u in the second syllable, as in gull. This is apparently still the preferred pronunciation in British English. In American English, the pronunciation (ĭ-bo͝ol′yənt), with the second syllable like bull, is now equally common.

ebullient

(ɪˈbʌljənt; ɪˈbʊl-)
adj
1. overflowing with enthusiasm or excitement; exuberant
2. boiling
[C16: from Latin ēbullīre to bubble forth, be boisterous, from bullīre to boil1]
eˈbullience, eˈbulliency n
eˈbulliently adv

e•bul•lient

(ɪˈbʌl yənt, ɪˈbʊl-)

adj.
1. overflowing with enthusiasm, excitement, or vivacity; high-spirited; exuberant.
2. bubbling up like a boiling liquid.
[1590–1600; < Latin ēbullient-, s. of ēbulliēns, present participle of ēbullīre to spout out]
e•bul′lience, e•bul′lien•cy, n.
e•bul′lient•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ebullient - joyously unrestrainedebullient - joyously unrestrained    
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness

ebullient

adjective exuberant, excited, enthusiastic, buoyant, exhilarated, elated, irrepressible, vivacious, effervescent, effusive, in high spirits, zestful The Prime Minister was a fiery, ebullient, quick-witted man.

ebullient

adjective
Full of joyful, unrestrained high spirits:
Translations

ebullient

[ɪˈbʌlɪənt] ADJentusiasta, animado

ebullient

[ɪˈbʌliənt ɪˈbʊliənt] adj [person] → exubérant(e)e-business ebusiness [ˈiːbɪznɪs]
n
(= company) → entreprise f électronique
(= activity) → commerce m électronique
modif [solution, sector] → du commerce électronique

ebullient

adj personüberschwänglich; spirits, moodübersprudelnd; optimismunbändig

ebullient

[ɪˈbʌlɪənt] adjesuberante

ebullient

a. hirviente;
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References in classic literature ?
It is allowed, that senates and great councils are often troubled with redundant, ebullient, and other peccant humours; with many diseases of the head, and more of the heart; with strong convulsions, with grievous contractions of the nerves and sinews in both hands, but especially the right; with spleen, flatus, vertigos, and deliriums; with scrofulous tumours, full of fetid purulent matter; with sour frothy ructations: with canine appetites, and crudeness of digestion, besides many others, needless to mention.
His ebullient spirits were always on tap to spill over on the slightest provocation, and, as he was afterwards to demonstrate, he could weary a puppy with play.
City were in ebullient, unstoppable mood by this point and the third was as inevitable as it was stunning.
The abiding grace of God that allowed the ebullient young man to survive the crash will see to his quick and complete recovery.
The ebullient Noakes was a Blue Peter presenter for 12 years, at a time before satellite TV and computer games.
The current iteration features the ebullient hip-hop and house dancer Ephrat "Bounce" Asherie, vocalist Aaron Marcellus and bassist/composer Greg Richardson.
His challenges include dealing with his ebullient but strict mother, and trying to get the attention of the Irish girl he's fallen deeply in lust with.
His daily challenges include dealing with his ebullient but strict mother, and trying to get the attention of the Irish girl he's fallen deeply in lust with, but unlike most other teens, he's also got an emerging comedy career to worry about.
Lewis Black, who plays Anger, said the film would have been very different if he had been cast as the ebullient Joy.
His family said the death of their "cherished, sporty, ebullient child" has "left a huge hole" in their lives.
Ebullient indie pop tracks such as Attic and Dangerous Age sit next to abstract soundscapes and folky dolky numbers.
Perceptive slice-of-life lyrics and ebullient powerpacked drive puts them in a London lineage of Small Faces, Kinks and Madness.