ebullient

[ih-buhl-yuhnt, ih-bool-]
adjective
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.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin ēbullient- (stem of ēbulliēns 'boiling up,' present participle of ēbullīre), equivalent to ē- e-1 + bulli- (derivative of bulla 'a bubble') + -ent- -ent

ebulliently, adverb
nonebullient, adjective
nonebulliently, adverb
unebullient, adjective
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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]
 
e'bullience
 
n
 
e'bulliency
 
n
 
e'bulliently
 
adv

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ebullient
1590s, "boiling," from L. ebullientem, prp. of ebullire "to spout out, burst out," from ex- "out" + bullire "to bubble" (see boil (v.)). Figurative sense of "enthusiastic" is first recorded 1660s.
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Example sentences
Talking about their hopelessness darkens his otherwise ebullient demeanor.
They were ebullient yesterday because customer orders totaled $12 billion.
She was ebullient; nothing threw her for a loop.
The summer of 1800 was an ebullient time in James's life.
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