Exuberant vs Uplifted - What's the difference?

exuberant | uplifted |


As an adjective exuberant

is exuberant.

As a verb uplifted is

(uplift).

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. ----

    uplifted

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (uplift)

  • uplift

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To raise something or someone to a higher physical, social, moral, intellectual, spiritual or emotional level.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act or result of being uplifted.
  • (geology) A tectonic upheaval, especially one that takes place in the process of mountain building.
  • (colloquial) A brassiere that raises the breasts.
  • Anagrams

    * * English heteronyms