1. joyously unrestrained;
[syn: ebullient, exuberant, high-spirited]
2. unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings;
- Example: "extravagant praise"
- Example: "exuberant compliments"
- Example: "overweening ambition"
- Example: "overweening greed"
[syn: excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening]
3. produced or growing in extreme abundance;
- Example: "their riotous blooming"
[syn: exuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse, riotous]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Exuberant \Ex*u"ber*ant\, a. [L. exuberans, exuberantis, p. pr. of exuberare to be abundant; ex + uberare to be fruitful, fr. uber fruitful, fertile, uber udder: cf. F. exub['e]rant. See Udder.] Characterized by abundance or superabundance; plenteous; rich; overflowing; copious or excessive in production; as, exuberant goodness; an exuberant intellect; exuberant foliage. "Exuberant spring." --Thomson. -- Ex*u"ber*ant*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
exuberant adj 1: joyously unrestrained [syn: ebullient, exuberant, high-spirited] 2: unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings; "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed" [syn: excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening] 3: produced or growing in extreme abundance; "their riotous blooming" [syn: exuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse, riotous]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
175 Moby Thesaurus words for "exuberant": ablaze, abounding, abundant, affluent, afire, all-sufficing, ample, animated, antic, aplenty, ardent, balmy, blooming, blossoming, boiling over, booming, bottomless, bounteous, bountiful, brash, breathless, burning, bursting, bursting out, capersome, clear, coltish, copious, cordial, creative, delirious, dense, diffuse, diffusive, drunk, ebullient, effervescent, effuse, effusive, enthusiastic, epidemic, excited, exhaustless, extravagant, fair, fat, febrile, fecund, fertile, fervent, fervid, fevered, feverish, fiery, flaming, flourishing, flowering, flush, flushed, formless, frisky, frolicsome, fructiferous, fruitful, fruiting, full, full of beans, galore, gamesome, gay, generous, glowing, going strong, gross, gushing, gushy, halcyon, hearty, heated, heavy, high-spirited, hot, impassioned, impenetrable, in full swing, in good case, in plenty, in quantity, inexhaustible, intense, intoxicated, jungled, jungly, keen, lavish, liberal, lively, lush, luxuriant, many, maximal, much, numerous, on fire, opulent, overflowing, overgrown, overrun, palmy, passionate, piping, playful, plenitudinous, plenteous, plentiful, plenty, pleonastic, pregnant, prevailing, prevalent, prodigal, productive, profuse, profusive, proliferous, prolific, prospering, rampant, rank, red-hot, redundant, reiterative, repetitive, replete, rich, rife, riotous, rollicking, rollicksome, rompish, rosy, running over, seminal, skittish, sleek, spirited, sportive, sprightly, steaming, steamy, superabundant, swarming, tautologous, teeming, thick, thriving, uberous, unrestrained, unweeded, vigorous, vital, vivacious, warm, wealthy, weed-choked, weed-ridden, weedy, well-found, well-furnished, well-provided, well-stocked, wholesale, zealous, zestful, zippy