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1. The quality or condition of being exuberant.
2. An exuberant act, expression, or display: "a solid little boy easily embarrassed by the exuberances of his mother" (Doris May Lessing).


(ɪgˈzu bər əns)

also ex•u′ber•an•cy,

n., pl. -anc•es also -an•cies.
1. the state of being exuberant.
2. an exuberant act.


 an overflowing amount; an outburst; an abundance.
Examples: exuberance of content, 1781; of fancy, 1768; of foliage; of happiness, 1827; of imagination, 1875; of joy; of animal spirits, 1823; of water, 1786.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exuberance - joyful enthusiasmexuberance - joyful enthusiasm      
joy, joyfulness, joyousness - the emotion of great happiness
enthusiasm - a feeling of excitement
2.exuberance - overflowing with eager enjoyment or approvalexuberance - overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
sprightliness, liveliness, spirit, life - animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"
lyricism - unrestrained and exaggerated enthusiasm
rabidity, rabidness, madness - unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm; "poetry is a sort of divine madness"


2. luxuriance, abundance, richness, profusion, plenitude, lushness, superabundance, lavishness, rankness, copiousness the exuberance of plant life in the region
"Exuberance is Beauty" [William Blake The Marriage of Heaven and Hell]
"Exuberance is better than taste" [Flaubert Sentimental Education]
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[ɪgˈzuːbərəns] N
1. [of person] (= euphoria) → euforia f; (= enthusiasm) → entusiasmo m
youthful exuberanceel entusiasmo (excesivo) de la juventud
2. [of style, painting] → exuberancia f; [of film, music] → vitalidad f
3. (Bot) (= vigour) [of growth, foliage] → exuberancia f


[ɪgˈzjuːbərəns] nexubérance f


(of person)Überschwänglichkeit f; (of joy, youth, feelings)Überschwang m; (= joy)überschwängliche Freude (→ at über +acc); in his exuberance (= rejoicing)in seiner überschwänglichen Freude, im Überschwang der Gefühle; in their youthful exuberance (= high spirits)in ihrem jugendlichen Überschwang
(= vitality: of prose, style) → Vitalität f
(= abundance)Fülle f, → Reichtum m


[ɪgˈzuːbrns] nesuberanza


(igˈzjuːbərənt) adjective
happy and excited or in high spirits. an exuberant mood.
exˈuberance noun
References in classic literature ?
The physical need for sleep began to overtake her; the exuberance which had sustained and exalted her spirit left her helpless and yielding to the conditions which crowded her in.
They got their little tasks as if they loved them, and indulged, from the mere exuberance of the gift, in the most unimposed little miracles of memory.
There had been a crowd following all the way, owing to the exuberance of Marija Berczynskas.
Dashwood, trusting to the temperate account of her own disappointment which Elinor had sent her, was led away by the exuberance of her joy to think only of what would increase it.
Linton had not only abjured his peevishness (though his spirits seemed still subdued by Catherine's exuberance of vivacity), but he ventured no objection to her taking Isabella with her to Wuthering Heights in the afternoon; and she rewarded him with such a summer of sweetness and affection in return as made the house a paradise for several days; both master and servants profiting from the perpetual sunshine.
In the exuberance of his joy he slapped his companion roughly on the side of the head.
At first I was surprised at this flood in a hot, dry summer, but afterwards I discovered that it was caused by the tropical exuberance of the red weed.
Gardiner's hope of Lydia's being soon married, her joy burst forth, and every following sentence added to its exuberance.
Nay, in the exuberance of his feelings, he seized both of Tabitha's hands, and danced the old lady across the floor, till the oddity of her rheumatic motions set him into a roar of laughter, which was echoed back from the rooms and chambers, as if Peter Goldthwaite were laughing in every one.
And he not only patted their Royal escort, but even hugged him round the neck in the exuberance of his delight.
In a few minutes, however, the exuberance of his spirits abated, and, pausing for a while, he permitted me to overtake him.
He then took his leave with a boyish exuberance of gayety, assuring her that her seclusion would endure but a little longer, and that the result was already certain.