Exuberant vs Effervescence - What's the difference?

exuberant | effervescence |


As an adjective exuberant

is exuberant.

As a noun effervescence is

the escape of gas from solution in a liquid, especially the escape of carbon dioxide from a carbonated drink.

exuberant

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (of people) Very high-spirited; extremely energetic and enthusiastic.
  • * 1882 , , "The Lady or the Tiger?":
  • He was a man of exuberant fancy, and, withal of an authority so irresistible that, at his will, he turned his varied fancies into facts.
  • * 1961 , , Catch-22 :
  • She was a tall, earthy, exuberant girl with long hair and a pretty face.
  • (of things that grow) Abundant, luxuriant, profuse, superabundant.
  • * 1972 , Ken Lemmon, "Restoration Work at Studley Royal," Garden History , vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 22:
  • The County Architect's Department is starting to pleach trees to open up these vistas, now almost hidden by the exuberant growth.

    References

    * Oxford English Dictionary , 2nd ed., 1989. * Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary , 1987-1996. ----

    effervescence

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • the escape of gas from solution in a liquid, especially the escape of carbon dioxide from a carbonated drink