[ih-buhl-yuh nt, ih-boo l-]
- overflowing with fervor, enthusiasm, or excitement; high-spirited: The award winner was in an ebullient mood at the dinner in her honor.
- bubbling up like a boiling liquid.
Origin of ebullient
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Examples from the Web for ebulliently
The editorials I criticised were joyous and ebulliently hilarious compared with those which might be expected in the future.Aladdin & Co.
For all answer—as the ebulliently sentimental she-novelist saith—he pointed to the pell-mell pile of morning papers.
He had been ebulliently active; now he was dull and spiritless—seemed to be dazed.The Lair of the White Worm
- overflowing with enthusiasm or excitement; exuberant
C16: from Latin ēbullīre to bubble forth, be boisterous, from bullīre to boil 1
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Word Origin and History for ebulliently
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