1. effusively and almost uninhibitedly enthusiastic; lavishly abundant: an exuberant welcome for the hero.
2. abounding in vitality; extremely joyful and vigorous.
3. extremely good; overflowing; plentiful: exuberant health.
4. profuse in growth or production; luxuriant; superabundant: exuberant vegetation.
spirited, brash, animated, vigorous, elated, buoyant, cheerful, lively, sprightly, passionate, excited, ebullient, effusive, lush, lavish, ardent, bouncy, chipper, eager, effervescent
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Origin: 1425–75; late Middle English < Latin exuberant- (stem of exuberans ), present participle of exuberare, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + uberare to be fruitful (derivative of uber fertile); see -ant
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXUBERANT
As exuberant as I tend to be, I did feel “knight” would be too melodramatic.
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An exuberant game of football takes place, then the sound of shells is heard, and both sides repair back to their enemy positions.
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What separates the trolls from the exuberant or opinionated is anonymity.
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Exuberant and creative, he moved to New York City at 19 to become a poet and a musician.
HALLUCINATING AWAY A HEROIN ADDICTION|ABBY HAGLAGE|MAY 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The exuberant, indefatigable Democrat from Oregon and the dour, taciturn Republican from New Hampshire made an odd couple.
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"We ran," cries Cecil, with her exuberant spirits in her tone.
FLOYD GRANDON'S HONOR|AMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
In the exuberant fecundity of the Torrid Zone, the insects, those terrible destroyers of plant-life, carry off the superfluous.
THE BIRD|JULES MICHELET
Commodus, as usual, too exuberant in the manner of his applause.
LOST DIARIES|MAURICE BARING
Even after repeated expeditions had discounted the exuberant optimism of this description, the Englishmen's faith did not wane.
OUR FOREIGNERS|SAMUEL P. ORTH
They were written for Brotherson's eye—or so the father says—but she never sent them; too exuberant perhaps.
INITIALS ONLY|ANNA KATHARINE GREEN