Exuberant definition

ĭg-zo͝obər-ənt
Full of unrestrained enthusiasm or joy.

Exuberant sports fans; exuberant smiles.

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Abundant; plentiful.
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Unrestrained or lavish, as in decoration; extravagant.

Exuberant floral displays.

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Characterized by good health and high spirits; full of life; uninhibited.
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Very great; extreme.
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(of things that grow) Abundant, luxuriant, profuse, superabundant.
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Overly elaborate; flowery.
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The definition of exuberant is feeling great excitement or enthusiasm.

An example of exuberant is a child on Christmas morning.

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(of people) Very high-spirited; extremely energetic and enthusiastic.
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Growing profusely; luxuriant or prolific.

Exuberant vegetation.

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Origin of exuberant

  • Middle English overabundant from Old French from Latin exūberāns exūberant- present participle of exūberāre to exuberate exuberate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French exubérant, from Latin exūberāns, the present active participle of exūberō (“be abundant”). Put together from ex (“out”), and uber (“udder”), and originally would have referred to a cow or she-goat which was making so much milk that it naturally dripped or sprayed from the udder.

    From Wiktionary