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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.

effusive

(ɪˈfjuːsɪv)
adj
1. extravagantly demonstrative of emotion; gushing
2. (Physical Geography) (of rock) formed by the solidification of magma
efˈfusively adv
efˈfusiveness n

ef•fu•sive

(ɪˈfyu sɪv)

adj.
1. extravagantly demonstrative; lacking reserve: effusive greetings.
2. pouring out; overflowing.
[1655–65]
ef•fu′sive•ly, adv.
ef•fu′sive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.effusive - uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm; "a novel told in burbly panting tones"
lively - full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party"
2.effusive - extravagantly demonstrative; "insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship"; "a large gushing female"; "write unrestrained and gushy poetry"
demonstrative - given to or marked by the open expression of emotion; "an affectionate and demonstrative family"

effusive

adjective demonstrative, enthusiastic, lavish, extravagant, overflowing, gushing, exuberant, expansive, ebullient, free-flowing, unrestrained, talkative, fulsome, profuse, unreserved He was effusive in his praise of the general.
Translations
مَتَدَفَّقُ العاطِفَه، فَيّاض الشُّعور
overstrømmende
effusifexpansif
ömlengő
tilfinningasamur
ekspansyviaiekspansyvusjausmingai
ekspansīvs, neapvaldīts
çoşkulu

effusive

[ɪˈfjuːsɪv] ADJ [person, welcome, letter] → efusivo
we were embarrassed by his effusive apologiesla efusividad con la que se disculpó nos hizo sentirnos violentos

effusive

[ɪˈfjuːsɪv] adj
[person] → expansif/ive
[welcome] → chaleureux/euse; [praise] → enthousiaste

effusive

adjüberschwänglich; (= gushing)exaltiert; to be effusive in one’s praise of or for somebodyjdn überschwänglich loben

effusive

[ɪˈfjuːsɪv] adj (person) → espansivo/a; (welcome, letter) → caloroso/a; (thanks, apologies) → interminabile

effusive

(iˈfjuːsiv) adjective
showing too much feeling; emotional. an effusive letter.
efˈfusively adverb
References in classic literature ?
He sprung his secret about Huck's share in the adventure in the finest dramatic manner he was master of, but the surprise it occasioned was largely counterfeit and not as clamorous and effusive as it might have been under happier circumstances.
They all received Evgenie Pavlovitch with effusive delight; Adelaida and Alexandra were deeply grateful to him for his "angelic kindness to the unhappy prince."
Presently, with an odour of cooking, the Frau Professor came in, a short, very stout woman with tightly dressed hair and a red face; she had little eyes, sparkling like beads, and an effusive manner.
Her older sister, Margaret, was matronly and dignified, probably from having assumed matronly and housewifely responsibilities too early in life, their mother having died when they were quite young, Margaret was not effusive; she was practical.
"Madame," said the cardinal, affecting an effusive frankness of speech, "I shall convince your majesty, I trust, of my devotion to you and my desire to terminate an affair which you have so much at heart.
Adam was surprised by this effusive epistle, but he determined to say nothing of it to Sir Nathaniel until he should have thought it well over.
On the night of his arrival in London, Alexander went immediately to the hotel on the Embankment at which he always stopped, and in the lobby he was accosted by an old acquaintance, Maurice Mainhall, who fell upon him with effusive cordiality and indicated a willingness to dine with him.
In the day-time, fetched by a steward, Michael would be brought on deck to Del Mar, who was always surrounded by effusive young ladies and matrons who lavished caresses and endearments upon Michael.
"It doesn't matter." She dismissed the servant by a gesture, and burst into such effusive hospitality that she actually insisted on kissing Emily.
There was an entire absence of effusive benevolence in his manner; there was something almost cold in the gravity of his look and voice.
Instead of the usual effusive exclamations she murmured: "Dear me, dear me," and departed upstairs with the candle to get together a few blankets and pillows, I suppose.
It merely fell into the seething cauldron of my brain, and I carried it off with me after a short but effusive passage of leave-taking with R.