Enigmatic vs Exuberant - What's the difference?

enigmatic | exuberant |

As adjectives the difference between enigmatic and exuberant

is that enigmatic is enigmatic while exuberant is exuberant.



Alternative forms

* (archaic) * (obsolete) * enigmatick (obsolete)


(en adjective)
  • Pertaining to an enigma.
  • Mysterious.
  • *
  • *:Serene, smiling, enigmatic , she faced him with no fear whatever showing in her dark eyes. The clear light of the bright autumn morning had no terrors for youth and health like hers.
  • Defying description.
  • (variant) Enigmatical.
  • exuberant



    (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.


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