Ebullient is a pretty challenging word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
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Below you will find the definition of ebullient, followed by 43 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(adjective) - joyously unrestrained
EXAMPLES - Ebullient in a Sentence
- It was like a stroll through her ebullient erotic mind. (source)
- A few capture his cocky, ebullient spirit and sense of humor. (source)
- Anyone who paints "ebullient" on a clothespin qualifies as interesting. (source)
- A number of media outlets used "ebullient" to describe events around the rescue of the (source)
- As the Vixen, soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian displayed plenty of that ebullient spirit, however. (source)
- In a way, that is somewhat analogous to Obama, although you often hear people use the word "ebullient" with FDR. (source)
- Accompanied by two drummers and two keyboard players, the Swedish singer performed an hour-and-a-half of ebullient pop. (source)
- In the case of words like "ebullient" and "shellacking," people are searching because they don't know what the heck they mean. (source)
- The Dow is down over 4% this month, after an ebullient July that was fueled by impressive earnings results from U.S. companies. (source)
- I called the ebullient Mr. Posner and asked him for advice for the business owner struggling to build a great online reputation. (source)
- As a Burnley player, Adamson's closest friend and companion was the gifted Northern Ireland inside-right, the ebullient Jimmy McIlroy. (source)
- But since we'd gone to all that trouble of driving out, we visited the blimp and met its ebullient captain Allan Judd and support crew of 18. (source)
- His ebullient nature, impeccable manners and stealthy determination make him simultaneously lovable and annoying to his party's establishment. (source)
- Instead Orszag mentions today's "benign bond market" (make that "ebullient" or enthusiastic "), saying it's" a luxury we won't enjoy forever. " (source)
- All night the forest resounded to the ebullient cries of abducted children and unlucky travelers being reunited with their families and friends. (source)
- Making his first appearance on the day of his first chemotherapy treatment, Lugo appeared ebullient in a traditional red poncho and black gloves. (source)
- Byrd's Zette dazzled as the giddy hausfrau, ebullient and extroverted, attentive to her appearance, more so when Dora splashed into the apartment. (source)
- When the normally ebullient George Buckley delivers 3M Co.'s fourth-quarter results on Thursday, he risks winding down his career on a feeble note. (source)
- Last week, after all, an ebullient Pickles told the Local Government Association that he wanted to strengthen the democratic legitimacy of councils. (source)
- Their campaign for the Scottish elections in '99 had been accented so much on apology that their official poster slogan was the hardly ebullient' You talked. (source)
- Posner said he doesn't expect returns to regain the heights attained before the financial crisis, when markets were "ebullient" and capital requirements were lower. (source)
- Data had gone to get him, understanding his uneasiness, but the usually ebullient Riker had been uncharacteristically quiet thus far, as if he hoped to escape notice. (source)
- Adam, the charismatic trial attorney who led the Blagojevich defense team, is not his normal ebullient self as he waits to hear the fate of perhaps his best-known client. (source)
- The conference call Sunday morning announcing their departures from the Big East Conference lasted a full hour and featured numerous ebullient conference and school officials. (source)
- His ebullient sermons and ambitious slate of programs began attracting worshipers, so many of them that the church kept outgrowing its facilities on residential Manor Boulevard. (source)
- Berlusconi himself appeared a shadow of his former ebullient self on Friday as he announced Italy's second austerity budget in as many months, blaming the global economic crisis. (source)
- WND declared its allegiance to Taitz early with a sycophantic profile of her as the "fierce blond attorney behind Obama eligibility lawsuits" with "a vibrant smile and an ebullient personality." (source)
- Whether dealing with giddy glee ( "Superball," "Good to Be") or wistful longing ( "Summer," "Sailin '"), there's nothing haphazard about the band's concoctions, all as ebullient as they are efficient. (source)
- The ebullient Mr. Sarkozy, known in France as "le Lapin Duracell," equivalent to the "Energizer Bunny," bombards fellow leaders with initiatives and often announces breakthroughs before deals are sealed. (source)
- Chrysler informed its dealers about the Fiat deal in a conference call yesterday morning, causing waves of positive sentiment voiced with words and phrases like "ebullient" and "a great shot at survival." (source)
- A happy word following a disastrous incident: The Chilean miner "Super Mario" Sepulveda was described as "ebullient," or "showing liveliness and enthusiasm," after he finally emerged from the collapsed mine. (source)
- Organisers have long acknowledged that while they will not be able to compete with the scale and budget of the 2008 Beijing Games, they hope London will be remembered for an ebullient welcome and electrifying atmosphere. (source)
- Mr. Mortara set about reinvigorating the church, and his ebullient sermons and ambitious slate of programs began attracting worshipers, so many of them that the church kept outgrowing its facilities on residential Manor Boulevard. (source)
- My own vote for best-dressed (and there were several contenders) goes to Caldecott Chair Gratia Banta, truly chic, glamorous and in ebullient in a strapless, shimmering orange gold gown that looked to me like it was made of silk shantung. (source)
- This past spring a colleague at his small think tank, bgC3, e-mailed him about the nonprofit khanacademy. org, a vast digital trove of free mini-lectures all narrated by Khan, an ebullient, articulate Harvard MBA and former hedge fund manager. (source)
- An "ebullient" Richardson bragged on April 17th about getting the Northern Alliance and the Taliban to agree to face-to-face-talks, and then sidestepped his failure to secure the extradition of Osama bin Laden, one of the goals of his trip .... (source)
- Christopher Owens , mastermind of the ebullient indie-rock band Girls, grew up as a member of the religious cult Children of God before striking out on his own on the streets of San Francisco and turning to music as an exotic, expressive pursuit. (source)
- Her voice (giddy or quivering), her gestures (ebullient or devastated), her posture (vertical, expansive as in "I Love New York!" or slumped like an urban pieta) describe the volcanic feelings that develop and finally erupt in her world-weary soul. (source)
- Forgive me if as a member of this demographic I'd allowed myself a moment of ebullient optimism when Stephen Colbert used his opening moments on the world stage of this year's Grammy Awards to ask: "What I want to know is: Why isn't Susan Boyle here?" (source)
- Former House majority leader Tom DeLay (R-Tex.) was both defiant and ebullient on Monday after hearing that the Justice Department had dropped its six-year investigation of his interactions with lobbyist Jack Abramoff and a host of other political contributors for whom he allegedly did political favors. (source)
- There is a tattooed woman who just got out of jail; an elderly Japanese woman who has lived in a homeless shelter for years but doesn't speak enough English to tell anyone her story; and an ebullient 57-year-old named Muffie who has a Christmas package-size bow in her hair and doesn't want anyone to know the name of the city she's run away from. (source)
- Gary Shteyngart's wonderful new novel, "Super Sad True Love Story," is a supersad, superfunny, superaffecting performance -- a book that not only showcases the ebullient satiric gifts he demonstrated in his entertaining 2002 debut, "The Russian Debutante's Handbook," but that also uncovers his abilities to write deeply and movingly about love and loss and mortality. (source)
- When asked by the NY Post's Fred Dicker if the choice wasn't about gender or geography, why did he pick a woman from upstate over more senior politicians, like Carolyn Maloney, Paterson-who said Andrew Cuomo was "ebullient" over Gillibrand - answered that Gillibrand has an incredible command of many issues, noting that she skillfully defended her voting against the financial bailout packages, and managed to win a very Republican district twice. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 43 example sentences provided below is 42.0, which suggests that "ebullient" is a difficult word that tends to be used by individuals of higher education, and is likely found in more advanced literature or in academia.
We have 20 synonyms for ebullient.
agitated, bouncy, brash, buoyant, chipper, chirpy, effervescent, effusive, elated, excited, exhilarated, exuberant, frothy, gushing, high-spirited, in high spirits, irrepressible, vivacious, zestful, zippy
We have 7 antonyms for ebullient.
apathetic, depressed, disinterested, down, serious, unenthusiastic, unhappy
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
Pronunciation: (ĭ-bo͝olˈyənt, ĭ-bŭlˈ-)
View up to 25 definitions of ebullient from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (adjective) Zestfully enthusiastic.
- (adjective) Boiling or seeming to boil; bubbling.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (adjective) boiling, agitated, enthusiastic, high-spirited
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (adjective) Boiling up or over; hence, manifesting exhilaration or excitement, as of feeling; effervescing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) Boiling over, as a liquid; overflowing; hence, over-enthusiastic; overdemonstrative.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (adjective) joyously unrestrained