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ebullient

e·bul·lient

ebullient

 
 
pronunciation:
ih bUl ynt [or] ih bU li nt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: highly enthusiastic, happily excited, or spirited.
When he heard that he had broken the world record, he was ebullient.The crowd gave an ebullient cheer.The ebullient personality of Theodore Roosevelt made him a popular president.After learning of her promotion, she was in an ebullient mood.
antonyms:
depressed, gloomy, morose
similar words:
cheerful, effervescent, enthusiastic, exuberant, hearty
definition 2: bubbling or boiling.
She occasionally stirred the ebullient brew.
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derivations: ebulliently (adv.), ebullience (n.), ebulliency (n.)
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