effusiveness


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ef·fu·sive

 (ĭ-fyo͞o′sĭv)
adj.
1. Unrestrained or excessive in emotional expression; gushy: an effusive manner.
2. Profuse; overflowing: effusive praise.

ef·fu′sive·ly adv.
ef·fu′sive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.effusiveness - a friendly open trait of a talkative person
communicativeness - the trait of being communicative
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effusiveness

[ɪˈfjuːsɪvnɪs] Nefusividad f

effusiveness

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cried the dying man, with all the effusiveness of a grief declared after long suppression, "ah
She thanked him with just so much effusiveness as was seemly in presence of the grief he might be supposed to feel, and left him.
It is not criticism, but flattery that she wants; and I gush over them with what I feel to myself to be degrading effusiveness.
Razumov jumped up and began to thank him for the advice with mocking effusiveness, so that the other, colouring up, took himself off with the notion that this mysterious Razumov was not a person to be warned or advised by inferior mortals.
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It all sounds terribly serious -- yet in fact that's just Oya Akin's personality, an out-there, headlong effusiveness which manifests itself in fun things too, not just worthy causes.
The archive to which Bourrier turns is the mid-century domestic novel, which persistently features what she describes as the "pairing of the strong man and the weak man," in which the latter serves as an "alternative and complementary Victorian mode of masculinity, supplementing masculine strength" with his emotional self-consciousness and verbal effusiveness (3).
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Hence, Haskell remarks, the exaggerated effusiveness with which he greeted a succession of British visitors, 'only to be treated by them with a supercilious disdain, may now strike us as being more pathetic than offensive'.
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If something can be described as 'awesomely' or 'achingly' beautiful, one can imagine how a person with a more colorful vocabulary can express the same effusiveness with words like 'fuckingly brilliant.