buoyance

noun

Examples of buoyance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There was one overlap in Biden's new buoyance and Carville's tactical reality. John Brummett, Arkansas Online, 2 May 2021 But there’s an abundance of buoyance in the music, too. BostonGlobe.com, 17 Oct. 2019 Cartoon characters’ rubberiness [sic], their jazziness, their cheerful buoyance and idleness, all chimed with popular images of African Americans, already embodied in minstrel shows. John Canemaker, WSJ, 18 Jan. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1723, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of buoyance was in 1723

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“Buoyance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buoyance. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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