ebullience

[ ih-buhl-yuh ns, ih-boo l- ]
/ ɪˈbʌl yəns, ɪˈbʊl- /

noun

high spirits; exhilaration; exuberance.
a boiling over; overflow.

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earnest
Also e·bul·lien·cy.

Origin of ebullience

First recorded in 1740–50; ebulli(ent) + -ence

OTHER WORDS FROM ebullience

non·e·bul·lience, nounnon·e·bul·lien·cy, noun
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