ebul·​lience | \ i-ˈbu̇l-yən(t)s How to pronounce ebullience (audio) , -ˈbəl- How to pronounce ebullience (audio) \

Definition of ebullience

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

Examples of ebullience in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Buoyed in part by their ebullience, overall art sales last year in China grew 35% to $13.4 billion, according to an art-market report published by the Swiss fair Art Basel and UBS two months ago. Kelly Crow, WSJ, 6 May 2022 Both sections hummed like a hornet’s nest as Wong plugged into the music’s rhythmic vigor while sustaining grace and ebullience. Zachary Lewis, cleveland, 15 Apr. 2022 Julia, created and co-written by The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Daniel Goldfarb, shares that series’ ebullience, along with its central conceit of a funny, privileged woman fighting to be more than a wife. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, 7 Apr. 2022 Their stocks have soared on a rising tide of investor ebullience driven by ultra-easy monetary policy. David Trainer, Forbes, 14 Mar. 2022 Investors are paying now for some past ebullience in the buy-now, pay- later sector. Telis Demos, WSJ, 11 Feb. 2022 The guests’ smiles and ebullience were the true tributes to the Inca Emeritus, with more than a few thumbs-up hoisted for good measure. The Masked Observer, al, 20 Feb. 2022 Adapted from Jandy Nelson’s YA novel of the same name, it’s a satisfying exercise in ebullience. Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 Feb. 2022 But the most indelible of Sugarland’s residents are its young, who embody both the fragility and the ebullience of youth. Adam Green, Vogue, 1 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of ebullience

1749, in the meaning defined above

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“Ebullience.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ebullience. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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