Definition of effervescence in English:



  • 1Bubbles in a liquid; fizz.

    ‘the effervescence of sparkling wine’
    • ‘The happy surprise is only properly matched by the danger and excitement of cracking open a bottle of the king of effervescence.’
    • ‘I was pleasantly surprised with this wine, which had a slight effervescence and an intense fruitiness.’
    • ‘They have the fruit quality of a red wine, with the acidity and effervescence to be the ideal palate cleanser with cheese.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Champagnes also take on a deeper golden color as they age and tend to lose some of their effervescence.’
    • ‘A little effervescence and spicy notes add to the vibrancy of the wine which is beautifully dry.’
    • ‘Heating the acid makes it more reactive, prompting effervescence from even the least soluble carbonates.’
    • ‘But effervescence keeps your taste buds alive.’
    • ‘Do not heat the acid to the boiling point, as boiling is not effervescence.’
    • ‘This is a summertime standard, with its fresh orchard fruit aromas and a lively hint of effervescence.’
    • ‘Temperature, tannins and the effervescence of sparkling wines are perceived through the sense of touch in the mouth.’
    • ‘It is however, nicely dry with a trace of effervescence and plenty of natural acidity (too much probably).’
    • ‘Lime and lemon flavours jostle for attention alongside a lively effervescence and floral nose.’
    • ‘To this day I can not look at a plate of aloo wadas without evoking tremors of gastric effervescence within.’
    • ‘Champagnes also take on a deeper golden colour as they age and tend to lose some of their effervescence.’
    • ‘Effervescence also helps reduce creatine destruction in the acid environment of your stomach.’
    • ‘Its finely pearled effervescence is long lasting in the glass.’
    • ‘Full and potent but not too weighty, Montes Alpha Chardonnay 2003 exhibits a peachy, grapey nose with a slight effervescence.’
    • ‘With its slight sweetness and slight effervescence, it left me with a smile on my face.’
    effervesce, sparkle, bubble, froth, foam, seethe
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  • 2Vivacity and enthusiasm.

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