ebullience

noun
ebul·lience | \i-ˈbu̇l-yən(t)s, -ˈbəl- \

Definition of ebullience 

: the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts or feelings : exuberance

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Superimposed in the center of this ebullience is an oval frame containing a close-up color image of tangled tree roots, taken in Africa. Sharon Mizota, latimes.com, "Review: Photographer Todd Gray traces African roots," 9 July 2018 Solos, a dream romance and ensembles all bounced up endearingly out of the music; the ebullience made the dancers look not showy, but exuberantly and unpredictably diverse. Alastair Macaulay, New York Times, "Ballet Today, the Good and the Bad, on Display at the Joyce," 29 June 2018 The overdriven rendition didn't pause for much detail and nuance, foregoing Mozart's ingenious, darker woodwind colorations in favor of determined ebullience. Rick Schultz, latimes.com, "L.A. Chamber Orchestra musicians offer a fitting remembrance for one of their own," 22 May 2018 To a one the dancers respond with conviction and ebullience. Steven Winn, San Francisco Chronicle, "Val Caniparoli’s ‘If I Were a Sushi Roll’ a tasty piece for Smuin ballet," 23 Apr. 2018 His collection of diva T-shirts is a hoot, and his sassy ebullience is ideally matched with the deadpan perfection of Weed's Janis. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Mean Girls': Theater Review," 9 Apr. 2018 In person the two share a warm mutual admiration from the nearly three-month Atlanta shoot last year, and Viswanathan's ebullience softens Cena's more serious-leaning stoicism. Jen Yamato, latimes.com, "How 'Blockers' dad John Cena and his on-screen daughter Geraldine Viswanathan became this year's comedy breakouts," 30 Mar. 2018 The character highlighted Hader’s strengths: absurdist wordplay, scampish mischief, genuine ebullience. Rachel Syme, The New Republic, "HBO’s "Barry" refreshes elements of noir, as a hitman dreams of Hollywood.," 23 Mar. 2018 There are still four days left in the quadrennial competition, so Moon’s ebullience might be a bit premature. Aamer Madhani, USA TODAY, "Was hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics worth the trouble for South Korea?," 21 Feb. 2018

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1749, in the meaning defined above

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