buoyance

noun
buoy·​ance | \ ˈbȯi-ən(t)s How to pronounce buoyance (audio) , ˈbü-yən(t)s How to pronounce buoyance (audio) \

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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, "Book Review: Building a Better Mouse," 18 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of buoyance

1723, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of buoyance was in 1723

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