Avid vs Ebullient - What's the difference?

avid | ebullient |


As adjectives the difference between avid and ebullient

is that avid is enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy while ebullient is enthusiastic; high-spirited.

avid

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy
  • I'm an avid reader.
  • * 1996 , , Oyster , Virago Press, paperback edition, page 3
  • We waited for something to happen, for anything to happen, we were avid for some event to unfold itself out of the burning nothing to save us.

    Derived terms

    * avidly * avidity

    Anagrams

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    ebullient

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • enthusiastic; high-spirited.
  • * Marina's oddly ebullient words seemed to come to her slow as balloons. - "Middle Age : A Romance" (2001) by (Fourth Estate, paperback edition, 233)
  • (of a liquid) boiling or agitated as if boiling
  • Synonyms

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