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exuberance

[ig-zoo-ber-uh ns] /ɪgˈzu bər əns/
noun
1.
Also, exuberancy. the state of being exuberant.
2.
an instance of this:
His pranks are youthful exuberances.
Origin of exuberance
1630-1640
From the Latin word exūberantia, dating back to 1630-40. See exuberant, -ance
Related forms
nonexuberance, noun
nonexuberancy, noun
overexuberance, noun
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n.

1630s, from French exubérance (16c.), from Latin exuberantia "superabundance," noun of state from exuberare (see exuberant). Exuberancy attested from 1610s.

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