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ebullient

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adjective ebul·lient \-yənt\

Simple Definition of ebullient

  • : lively and enthusiastic

Full Definition of ebullient

  1. 1 :  boiling, agitated

  2. 2 :  characterized by ebullience :  having or showing liveliness and enthusiasm <ebullient performers>

ebul·lient·ly adverb

Origin of ebullient

Latin ebullient-, ebulliens, present participle of ebullire to bubble out, from e- + bullire to bubble, boil — more at boil


First Known Use: 1599



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