Also ex·u·ber·an·cy. the state of being exuberant.
an instance of this: His pranks are youthful exuberances.
- non·ex·u·ber·ance, noun
- non·ex·u·ber·an·cy, noun
- o·ver·ex·u·ber·ance, noun
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How to use exuberance in a sentence
Add a certain amount of youthful exuberance, and my co-pilot’s wisdom of planning, and I thought we could do the unthinkable — beat world-class riders on factory motorcycles across open country.Bruce Meyers, creator of the first fiberglass dune buggy, dies at 94 | Harrison Smith | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
“Nothing like the irrational exuberance of the markets,” Jim Nail, a technology and consumer behavior analyst at research firm Forrester, said with a laugh when asked about the Disney buy-up.Disney took a hit during the pandemic, but you wouldn’t know it from its stock price | Steven Zeitchik | February 19, 2021 | Washington Post
Peter’s climate obsession started, as many obsessions do, with the cross-wiring of exuberance and fear.The Climate Crisis Is Worse Than You Can Imagine. Here’s What Happens If You Try. | by Elizabeth Weil | January 25, 2021 | ProPublica
All the optimism has Wall Street professionals, who often view exuberance as a contrarian sign for markets, on edge.Stocks’ worst start in 20 years challenged traders on Monday | McKenna Moore | January 4, 2021 | Fortune
The exuberance at Citigroup’s appointment of Jane Fraser as CEO last week underscored how few female leaders are in the banking industry globally.Why one of the world’s few female bank CEOs decided to step down | Claire Zillman, reporter | September 16, 2020 | Fortune
Nothing captures the exuberance and sensory experience of Havana quite like this.
Catty quips about style choices are met with irrational exuberance over over-hyped new designs.
Still, exuberance counts for a lot, which is a large part of why Dunham's hosting stint worked so well this week.Lena Dunham on 'SNL' Review: Very Funny, Very Dunham-y | Kevin Fallon | March 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The upstairs portion of the exhibition is all about exuberance.
The film is a hard-to-find creature, a smart rom-com that captures the exuberance of falling in love, and the inevitable letdown.
The exuberance of the southern temperament responded quickly to the call for a manifestation of patriotic enthusiasm.Frdric Mistral | Charles Alfred Downer
And for my part I began to experience a certain lack of exuberance when going up hill.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921 | Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
Merely to give expression to my exuberance of joy; after I should cool off, I would be cooler, of course.Adrift on the Pacific | Edward S. Ellis
The hero is delightfully fascinating—bubbling over with exuberance of youth; nothing is a hardship for him.The Princess Dehra | John Reed Scott
Nor do the obvious exaggerations of Dickens arising from the exuberance of his fancy interfere with the sense of reality.Humanly Speaking | Samuel McChord Crothers