Updated: Jul 29
Welcome to this month's Word of the Month! The term chosen for this month is ebullient. Read below to learn how you can use this word to expand your vocabulary today!
SYNONYMS & ORIGIN
exuberant, buoyant, cheerful, joyful, cheery, merry
"Her eyes gazed cheerfully at the misted and ebullient seas."
The term 'ebullient' originated in the late 16th century and conveyed the sense of ‘boiling’. The expression is derived from the Latin ebullient, (literally rendered ‘boiling up’), originally stemming from the verb ebullire, that is, from e- (a variant of ex- ) ‘out’ + bullire ‘to boil’.
People from varying backgrounds display an ebullient mood both in identical and differential circumstances.
"My mom and my dad are ebullient people, and I think I carry that with me."
"Dogs have an exaggerated, ebullient, perhaps even excessive capacity to form affectionate relationships."
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