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1[mass noun] The quality of being full of energy, excitement, and cheerfulness; ebullience:‘a sense of youthful exuberance’
luxuriance, lushness, richness, abundance, superabundance, profusion, proliferation, copiousness, riotousness, vigourebullience, buoyancy, cheerfulness, sunniness, breeziness, jauntiness, light-heartedness, high spirits, exhilaration, excitement, elation, exultation, euphoria, joy, joyfulness, cheeriness, gaiety, jubilation, sparkle, effervescence, vivacity, enthusiasm, irrepressibility, energy, animation, life, liveliness, vigour, zestView synonyms
- ‘Zack was this elfin TV producer who more than made up in exuberance what he lacked in inches.’
- ‘Everyone who reads Paul Muldoon will be dazzled by his linguistic exuberance.’
- ‘This season, bold geometric shapes are omnipresent, with various lines in particular adding rhythm and exuberance to the fabrics.’
- ‘A boxer's exuberance can sometimes be exasperating.’
- ‘I yelled, hoping my exuberance would break the language barrier.’
- ‘We were among the first to share with you what's going on with the exuberance around the country with early voting.’
- ‘The keynote was messianic fervour and religious exuberance.’
- ‘There is no exuberance or shouts of joy in any of these photographs.’
- ‘Jamie, 30, can be forgiven his exuberance: he came to the campaign straight from a Catholic seminary.’
- ‘Nonetheless, there's a compelling exuberance to the music-making, a sense of shared possibilities being discovered.’
- ‘However, all the exuberance expressed may just have been to hide from the horrors being witnessed.’
- ‘Her rhythms were dead-on crisp and accurate, and she brought out all the color and exuberance the score demands.’
- ‘The exuberance with which he engages every topic attests to the wonders he can accomplish with his prose.’
- ‘And yet I was entertained, due to the sheer exuberance of the production.’
- ‘I loved the atmosphere, the sheer tacky, gaudy, exuberance of it all.’
- ‘Innocence, in contrast, radiates childlike pleasure and exuberance.’
- ‘Chosen from among 13 entrants, Tlale was bubbling with exuberance.’
- ‘I suspect "just out of school" exuberance fueled my mad dash out the door.’
- ‘I felt the exuberance of people who were leaving behind a life of no future for one of limitless possibilities.’
- ‘They embody youthful exuberance combined with the wisdom of age.’
- 1.1 The quality of growing profusely; luxuriance:‘plants growing with wild exuberance’
- ‘The minimal nature of the centre is an appropriate contrast to the exuberance of the main church.’
- ‘In the Central Valley, blazingly hot but well irrigated, gardens grow with tropical exuberance.’
- ‘The high-definition TV debacle may partly reflect such technological exuberance.’
- ‘There is an exuberance of life in the remarkably fertile waters of the Strait of Georgia.’
- ‘China now is showing the most exuberance, growing as one of the world's leading manufacturing powers.’
- ‘A gazebo, garden seats, the grottoes and the waterside plantings will convey the exuberance of the Victorian garden.’
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