exuberate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v exuberate to express great joy "Who cannot exult in Spring?"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Exuberate To abound; to be in great abundance.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • exuberate To abound; be in exuberance or great abundance.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Exuberate to be exuberant
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Quotations

  • Gunther Grass
    Gunther Grass
    “Art is so wonderfully irrational, exuberantly pointless, but necessary all the same. Pointless and yet necessary, that's hard for a puritan to understand.”
  • William Blake
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    “Exuberance is beauty.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. exuberatus, p. p. of exuberare,. See Exuberant (n.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. exuberans, pr.p. of exuberāreex, inten., uber, rich.

Usage

In literature:

But, as one exuberant Salvationist has expressed, 'There's stacks of fun in The Army!
"The Angel Adjutant of "Twice Born Men"" by Minnie L. Carpenter
Colonel Milman always dressed well, and the little color he always affected was in harmony with his exuberant figure.
"Prisoner for Blasphemy" by G. W. [George William] Foote
Nobody made any "demonstration," or cut any frolicsome capers, or even said any thing exuberant.
"Erema" by R. D. Blackmore
He was to come in to tea, and Mrs. Larkins, exuberantly genial in a floriferous but dingy flannel dressing gown, appeared to confirm that.
"The History of Mr. Polly" by H. G. Wells
For the moment all the jauntiness and exuberance had been drained out of him.
"Mike" by P. G. Wodehouse
Once or twice the mother and son caught the sounds of their voices, though the exuberant vegetation shut them from sight.
"The Daughter of the Chieftain" by Edward S. Ellis
Sacrifice such exuberance of life and spirit to that bloodless heart, to that cold and earthward intellect!
"My Novel, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
It takes the exuberant mind and heart of a people to keep its holidays alive.
"Passages From the French and Italian Notebooks, Volume 2" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
And what exuberant strength and vitality there was in him!
"Ghosts" by Henrik Ibsen
In a moment he burst into the room with all his usual exuberance and high spirit.
"Barlasch of the Guard" by H. S. Merriman
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In poetry:

His form was of exuberant mold,
Long, slim, and loose of joints;
There never yet was pointer-dog
So full as he of points.
"The Ballad Of The Taylor Pup" by Eugene Field
That noon a dozen hired girls
Washed out each gown and shirt
Which that exuberant Taylor pup
Had frescoed o'er with dirt.
"The Ballad Of The Taylor Pup" by Eugene Field
The flowers are cornucopias of summer,
Briefly exuberant and cheaply golden.
And if they make a show of being hidden,
Are open promiscuously to every comer.
"Squash In Blossom" by Robert Francis
These grand, exuberant plains,
These stately rivers, each with many a mouth,
The exquisite beauty of the soft-aired south,
The boundless seas of grains,
Luxuriant forests' lush and splendid growth.
"How Long?" by Emma Lazarus
Now if you’re a serious soul, and known as “William” still,
It’s unpleasant to have hanging round a father who is “Bill.”
So William had discovered, for at sixty-two his dad
Behaved with great exuberance, aspired to be “a lad”;
"William And Bill" by Edward Dyson

In news:

Jordi Savall ensemble revives exuberance of old Mexico.
Editor's Desk: Irrational exuberance .
The Housing Market and Irrational Exuberance The Nation.
LEVERAGE AND EXUBERANCE A couple of days ago I read someone, somewhere, suggesting that the problem with Wall Street these days is that it's just too damn easy to make money.
When Expectations and Exuberance Are Both Running High.
What's the Opposite of Exuberance .
"No signs of a turnaround," says Robert J "Irrational Exuberance " Shiller in announcing the May results for his national home price survey.
The repertory movement reached into Latin jazz in an exuberant, heartwarming concert on Sunday evening at Aaron Davis Hall.
Gina Rose Halpern's paintings are colorful, often exuberant works that incorporate references to many spiritual traditions, from Christianity to Buddhism to the nature religions of the world's indigenous people.
'Lord of Misrule ' by Jaimy Gordon delivers a jazzy, exuberant ride.
But those sentiments are at odds with the confidence and exuberance of Metric 's music and stage presence.
Exuberance for Novelty Has Benefits.
One of the hard-liners insisted there has been no moderation in the league's demands, and indicated that hope raised by Tuesday's owners/players meeting was irrational exuberance.
Brian Stevens is a young and exuberant would-be politician.
Irrational exuberance at the farmers market.
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In science:

Despite the exuberance that was in the air in 1985,1 there was much that was not yet understood.
String Theory: Progress and Problems
After this self-amplified exuberance, the price has reached an unsustainable high value, being corrected by a crash, which brings the price even below its fundamental value.
How to grow a bubble: A model of myopic adapting agents
Indeed, outside these special moments of “exuberance”, the market behaves as if in the regime C1 < 3.
How to grow a bubble: A model of myopic adapting agents
The existence of direct CP violation has been established in KL decays, we are on the brink of observing for the first time CP asymmetries in a different system, namely in beauty decays, and the hope for finding such effects in charm decays no longer has to be based on ”irrational exuberance” 6 .
Heavy Flavour Physics: On Its More Than 50 Years Of History, Its Future And The Rio Manifesto
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