Definition of effervescence in English:

effervescence

noun

mass noun
  • 1Bubbles in a liquid; fizz.

    ‘the effervescence of sparkling wine’
    • ‘Temperature, tannins and the effervescence of sparkling wines are perceived through the sense of touch in the mouth.’
    • ‘To this day I can not look at a plate of aloo wadas without evoking tremors of gastric effervescence within.’
    • ‘But effervescence keeps your taste buds alive.’
    • ‘Champagnes also take on a deeper golden color as they age and tend to lose some of their effervescence.’
    • ‘The happy surprise is only properly matched by the danger and excitement of cracking open a bottle of the king of effervescence.’
    • ‘This is a summertime standard, with its fresh orchard fruit aromas and a lively hint of effervescence.’
    • ‘I was pleasantly surprised with this wine, which had a slight effervescence and an intense fruitiness.’
    • ‘Already exhibiting the characteristic kerosene aromas of the grape, this example is bone dry with a little effervescence.’
    • ‘Too nervous to savour the crisp dry effervescence, he downs the glass with two gulps and refills it, carefully this time.’
    • ‘With its slight sweetness and slight effervescence, it left me with a smile on my face.’
    • ‘Its finely pearled effervescence is long lasting in the glass.’
    • ‘Effervescence also helps reduce creatine destruction in the acid environment of your stomach.’
    • ‘Full and potent but not too weighty, Montes Alpha Chardonnay 2003 exhibits a peachy, grapey nose with a slight effervescence.’
    • ‘They have the fruit quality of a red wine, with the acidity and effervescence to be the ideal palate cleanser with cheese.’
    • ‘Lime and lemon flavours jostle for attention alongside a lively effervescence and floral nose.’
    • ‘A little effervescence and spicy notes add to the vibrancy of the wine which is beautifully dry.’
    • ‘Do not heat the acid to the boiling point, as boiling is not effervescence.’
    • ‘It is however, nicely dry with a trace of effervescence and plenty of natural acidity (too much probably).’
    • ‘Heating the acid makes it more reactive, prompting effervescence from even the least soluble carbonates.’
    • ‘Champagnes also take on a deeper golden colour as they age and tend to lose some of their effervescence.’
    effervesce, sparkle, bubble, froth, foam, seethe
    fizz, fizziness, sparkle, gassiness, bubbles, carbonation, aeration, bubbliness, frothiness, froth, foam, head, spume
    vivacity, liveliness, animation, life, spirit, spiritedness, high spirits, ebullience, exuberance, buoyancy, sparkle, light-heartedness, gaiety, jollity, joy, fun, the joys of spring, cheeriness, cheerfulness, perkiness, sunniness, airiness, breeziness, brightness, enthusiasm, irrepressibility, vibrancy, vividness, vitality, zest, energy, dynamism, vigour, vim, lustiness
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  • 2Vivacity and enthusiasm.

    ‘he was filled with such effervescence’
    • ‘The vibe in the water was one of nervous effervescence.’
    • ‘He became a curious mixture of internal melancholy and external effervescence.’
    • ‘Many different approaches have been tried which is the hallmark of great intellectual effervescence.’
    • ‘A new spiritual paradigm is emerging from the present religious effervescence.’
    • ‘The effervescence among them must be experienced to be believed.’
    • ‘Effervescence in the army diminished over the winter, and the king came to regard Bouillé as someone whom he could perhaps rely on.’
    • ‘The language in the article had the same breezy effervescence as the ideas and images of the building itself.’
    • ‘One moment of effervescence in 2002 does not signal a change in fortunes.’
    • ‘I sense a tension between the two of them, despite their apparent effervescence.’
    • ‘Despite such effervescence, however, there remains an underlying sense of incompleteness in the production.’
    • ‘The effervescence she brought to that role comes through here, only not in quite such an idiotic way.’
    • ‘Extraordinary personalities converged at this time, resulting in the effervescence of Austrian modernism.’
    • ‘It is too long and occasionally plodding, and, despite the effervescence of the cast, not every song is a show stopper.’
    • ‘They are blessed with youthful effervescence, a decent front man and scratchy lead guitar.’
    • ‘The feel-good element comes from Mumbai having this extraordinary resilience and effervescence of energy.’
    • ‘With the airy animation and effervescence of his personality, he seems to bob like a buoy on the ocean.’
    • ‘Slowly and inexorably though, his effervescence and buoyancy turned to bitterness.’
    • ‘It captures the effervescence of the Essex personality and the county's famously vibrant business scene.’
    • ‘She quickly became a favourite in the London comedy clubs, tearing up audiences with her very own brand of effervescence.’
    • ‘This time the result is an orchestral showpiece of irresistible effervescence.’

Pronunciation

effervescence

/ˌɛfəˈvɛs(ə)ns/