- greeted her with great effusion
- —Olive H. Prouty
Examples of effusion in a Sentence
Her poetic effusions became tiresome.
Recent Examples of effusion from the Web
The trademark of a Kennedy opinion was a verbal effusion that gestured toward profundity without overcoming confusion.
Beyond simply delighting the ear and intellect, his aim seemed to be to generate excitement, to yield to the music's effusion and keep listeners in a state of breathless engagement.
The hot effusions are continually retouching the tropical landscape, a haven for native birds and endemic species such as a meat-eating caterpillar, a lava-loving cricket and the world's rarest goose.
The impact left Rand with six broken ribs, three displaced, pleural effusion and now pneumonia.
The campuses of the West too often loosen up the politics of the young through such immoral effusions.
Carlyle’s effusions were textbook examples of early Romanticism: the artist as uniquely capable of seeing the world; the assumption that beauty and truth are irrevocably tangled together.
Carlyle’s effusions were textbook examples of early Romanticism: the artist as uniquely capable of seeing the world
The only way to process such tortured effusion is to remember James Comey.
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Origin and Etymology of effusion
EFFUSION Defined for English Language Learners
: something that is said or expressed too much or with a lot of emotion
: a flow of liquid or gas
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