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e·bul·lient

?(ĭ-bo͝ol′yənt, ĭ-bŭl′-)
adj.
1. Zestfully enthusiastic.
2. Boiling or seeming to boil; bubbling.

[Latin ēbulliēns, ēbullient-, present participle of ēbullīre, to bubble up : ē-, ex-, up, out; see ex- + bullīre, to bubble, boil.]

e·bul′lient·ly adv.
Usage Note: Traditionally, ebullient is pronounced (ĭ-bŭl′yənt), with a short u in the second syllable, as in gull. This is apparently still the preferred pronunciation in British English. In American English, the pronunciation (ĭ-bo͝ol′yənt), with the second syllable like bull, is now equally common.
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ebullient

(??b?lj?nt; ??b?l-)
adj
1. overflowing with enthusiasm or excitement; exuberant
2. boiling
[C16: from Latin ēbullīre to bubble forth, be boisterous, from bullīre to boil1]
e?bullience, e?bulliency n
e?bulliently adv
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e•bul•lient

(ɪˈbʌl yənt, ɪˈbʊl-)

adj.
1. overflowing with enthusiasm, excitement, or vivacity; high-spirited; exuberant.
2. bubbling up like a boiling liquid.
[1590–1600; < Latin ēbullient-, s. of ēbulliēns, present participle of ēbullīre to spout out]
e•bul′lience, e•bul′lien•cy, n.
e•bul′lient•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ebullient - joyously unrestrainedebullient - joyously unrestrained    
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
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ebullient

adjective exuberant, excited, enthusiastic, buoyant, exhilarated, elated, irrepressible, vivacious, effervescent, effusive, in high spirits, zestful The Prime Minister was a fiery, ebullient, quick-witted man.
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ebullient

adjective
Full of joyful, unrestrained high spirits:
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Translations

ebullient

[ɪˈbʌlɪənt] ADJentusiasta, animado
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ebullient

[ɪˈbʌliənt ɪˈbʊliənt] adj [person] → exubérant(e)e-business ebusiness [ˈiːbɪznɪs]
n
(= company) → entreprise f électronique
(= activity) → commerce m électronique
modif [solution, sector] → du commerce électronique
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. ? HarperCollins Publishers 2005

ebullient

adj personüberschw?nglich; spirits, moodübersprudelnd; optimismunb?ndig
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ebullient

[ɪˈbʌlɪənt] adjesuberante
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition ? HarperCollins Publishers 1995

ebullient

a. hirviente;
___ wateragua ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary ? Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
It is allowed, that senates and great councils are often troubled with redundant, ebullient, and other peccant humours; with many diseases of the head, and more of the heart; with strong convulsions, with grievous contractions of the nerves and sinews in both hands, but especially the right; with spleen, flatus, vertigos, and deliriums; with scrofulous tumours, full of fetid purulent matter; with sour frothy ructations: with canine appetites, and crudeness of digestion, besides many others, needless to mention.
His ebullient spirits were always on tap to spill over on the slightest provocation, and, as he was afterwards to demonstrate, he could weary a puppy with play.
LONG after the songs have been sung And the red flares that flooded the sky have slowly dispersed The breathless billowing flags of poetry and sardonic Scouse wit folded for memories The football streets of Liverpool find themselves woke once more No B word for Liverpool was made for Europe Klopp with his ebullient wide mile smile, aye boss tha' But Lbpool football club is always back to childhood for me And home remains that most nostalgic rose tinted romance As always holds me fast, unbreakable that umbilical chord of Football Beatles and Grace This boy in the picture, socks rolled down, face reflective in dreamy contemplation Lives my dream, our dream, and sets the brimming still hope-filled world-weary youth in me free.
DAVE Cormack, the ebullient vice-chairman of Aberdeen FC, has spoken with great commitment of the need for transparency in the club's communication with its fans.
Tomorrow, from 11.45am, Aston music King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys The King's ebullient singing has long been the band's trademark, together with their roaring ensemble sound and uniquely zany performance style.
That's the "bad news." However, the erosion is from rather ebullient estimates with some northward of 5%, and it's still the case that Q2 should post one of the strongest quarterly reading in a couple of years.
City were in ebullient, unstoppable mood by this point and the third was as inevitable as it was stunning.
'The abiding grace of God that allowed the ebullient young man to survive the crash will see to his quick and complete recovery.
The ebullient Noakes was a Blue Peter presenter for 12 years, at a time before satellite TV and computer games.
The current iteration features the ebullient hip-hop and house dancer Ephrat "Bounce" Asherie, vocalist Aaron Marcellus and bassist/composer Greg Richardson.
His challenges include dealing with his ebullient but strict mother, and trying to get the attention of the Irish girl he's fallen deeply in lust with.
His daily challenges include dealing with his ebullient but strict mother, and trying to get the attention of the Irish girl he's fallen deeply in lust with, but unlike most other teens, he's also got an emerging comedy career to worry about.