Bubbly, loud, and enthusiastic, ebullience means "the quality of being cheerful and full of energy." Take a room full of seven-year-olds and add a bunch of adorable puppies, and you'll end up with ebullience.

The Latin word ebullientem, which ebullience comes from, literally means "boiling over." When you see ebullience, you know it; it's not simply happiness or enjoyment, but those emotions bubbling up and overflowing.

Definitions of ebullience

n eager enjoyment or approval

enthusiasm, exuberance
unrestrained and exaggerated enthusiasm
madness, rabidity, rabidness
unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm
Type of:
life, liveliness, spirit, sprightliness
animation and energy in action or expression

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