[ih-buhl-yuh ns, ih-boo l-]
- high spirits; exhilaration; exuberance.
- a boiling over; overflow.
Origin of ebullience
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Examples from the Web for ebullience
It is this ebullience of youthful energy, this inexhaustible vitality, which is the admiration and despair of his contemporaries.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
The spring was stirring everywhere, and Robert raced along, feeling in every vein a life, an ebullience akin to that of nature.Robert Elsmere
Mrs. Humphry Ward
For Southeys well known rejoinder to this ebullience of schematism, see Life and Correspondence, ii.Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Vol. I (of 2)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
It is full of remarkable qualities: wit, humour, an ebullience of animal spirits that is Rabelaisian.Old Familiar Faces
This was a bit of his clowning humor, a purely manufactured and as it were mechanical joke or ebullience of soul.Twelve Men
Word Origin and History for ebullience
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