- Also ex·u·ber·an·cy. the state of being exuberant.
- an instance of this: His pranks are youthful exuberances.
Origin of exuberance
Related Words for exuberancevigor, eagerness, zest, ardor, ebullience, vitality, excitement, exhilaration, fervor, buoyancy, spirit, richness, effervescence, life, sprightliness, zip, pep, bounce, liveliness, juice
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Contemporary Examples of exuberance
Nothing captures the exuberance and sensory experience of Havana quite like this.Book Bag: Great Books About Cuba
December 20, 2014
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
March 9, 2014
The upstairs portion of the exhibition is all about exuberance.What Drives Fashion Designer Dries Van Noten
March 4, 2014
The film is a hard-to-find creature, a smart rom-com that captures the exuberance of falling in love, and the inevitable letdown.What ‘Her’ Gets Right About Technology and Love
December 17, 2013
Or it could be a sign of the sort of exuberance that frequently infects American investors.Tesla’s Rise Forces Other Automakers to Up Their Electric Car Game
September 25, 2013
Historical Examples of exuberance
“Sure,” he cried delightedly, slapping his thigh in his exuberance.The Twins of Suffering Creek
So saying, Hilbert began to caper about the deck in the exuberance of his joy.Rollo on the Atlantic
This letter requires no answer, and I write from exuberance of vanity.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I (of II)
They were meant to suggest reproductive vigor, exuberance, and abundance.Folkways
William Graham Sumner
There was no exuberance; they went at the business quietly and grimly.The Pagan Madonna
1630s, from French exubérance (16c.), from Latin exuberantia "superabundance," noun of state from exuberare (see exuberant). Exuberancy attested from 1610s.