Definition of exuberance in English:

exuberance

noun

  • 1The quality of being full of energy, excitement, and cheerfulness; ebullience.

    ‘a sense of youthful exuberance’
    • ‘Jamie, 30, can be forgiven his exuberance: he came to the campaign straight from a Catholic seminary.’
    • ‘There is no exuberance or shouts of joy in any of these photographs.’
    • ‘The exuberance with which he engages every topic attests to the wonders he can accomplish with his prose.’
    • ‘Chosen from among 13 entrants, Tlale was bubbling with exuberance.’
    • ‘We were among the first to share with you what's going on with the exuberance around the country with early voting.’
    • ‘And yet I was entertained, due to the sheer exuberance of the production.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I felt the exuberance of people who were leaving behind a life of no future for one of limitless possibilities.’
    • ‘I loved the atmosphere, the sheer tacky, gaudy, exuberance of it all.’
    • ‘Her rhythms were dead-on crisp and accurate, and she brought out all the color and exuberance the score demands.’
    • ‘Innocence, in contrast, radiates childlike pleasure and exuberance.’
    • ‘The keynote was messianic fervour and religious exuberance.’
    • ‘They embody youthful exuberance combined with the wisdom of age.’
    • ‘I yelled, hoping my exuberance would break the language barrier.’
    • ‘This season, bold geometric shapes are omnipresent, with various lines in particular adding rhythm and exuberance to the fabrics.’
    • ‘Zack was this elfin TV producer who more than made up in exuberance what he lacked in inches.’
    • ‘I suspect "just out of school" exuberance fueled my mad dash out the door.’
    • ‘A boxer's exuberance can sometimes be exasperating.’
    • ‘Everyone who reads Paul Muldoon will be dazzled by his linguistic exuberance.’
    ebullience, 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, zest
    luxuriance, lushness, richness, abundance, superabundance, profusion, proliferation, copiousness, riotousness, vigour
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    1. 1.1The quality of growing profusely; luxuriance.
      ‘houseplants growing with wild exuberance’
      • ‘In the Central Valley, blazingly hot but well irrigated, gardens grow with tropical exuberance.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘The high-definition TV debacle may partly reflect such technological exuberance.’
      • ‘The minimal nature of the centre is an appropriate contrast to the exuberance of the main church.’
      • ‘There is an exuberance of life in the remarkably fertile waters of the Strait of Georgia.’

Pronunciation:

exuberance

/iɡˈzo͞ob(ə)rəns/