Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To be exuberant.
  • intransitive v. Archaic To abound; overflow.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To abound; to be in great abundance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To abound; to be in great abundance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To abound; be in exuberance or great abundance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. to express great joy

Etymologies

Middle English exuberaten, to make fruitful, from Latin exūberāre, exūberāt- : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + ūberāre, to be fruitful (from ūber, fertile; see euə-dh-r̥ in Indo-European roots).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin exuberatus, past participle of exuberare. See exuberant (noun). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And every time the light turns red on westbound New York in front of Wendy's, people who exuberate over having finally crossed Florida try to beat the light.

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  • Gee Brian I would not expect you to exuberate the over-flowing preponderence of wit thus fully clarifying the ever brilliance that is known as David Lee Roth.

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  • The dance reflects the passion of this vibrant city, with its warm people and neighborhoods that exuberate a European feel.

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  • His motor-'bus was passing through a region unknown to him -- one of those regions where raw vegetables and meat, varied with crockery and old books, exuberate into booths and stalls along the pavement, and salesmen shout to the heedless passer-by prophetic warnings of opportunities eternally lost.

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  • His acrylic abstractions exuberate copious amounts of energy and are an ultimate representation of modern urban life.

    The Times of India

  • What I generally like is the sensual voice of Rigdon, which exuberate of experience - yet at the same time she also sounds youthful and vulnerable.

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  • You & I (Frenchkiss), an exuberate slab of post-punk longing that comes completely unhinged live.

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  • Yesterday I wondered why our Captain of Collaboration was in such a cheerful mood and almost as soon as I noticed her exuberate state, I heard the answer.

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  • Matt Blunt today directed Attorney General Jay Nixon to investigate gasoline suppliers and stations for potential evidence of price gouging in response to Hurricane Ike to protect Missouri families from exuberate fuel prices.

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  • The practise did exuberate the causes and provide a nice rally cry for the north and south (one to make men free the other to defend a way of life), but most of the soldiers in the Union armies didn’t give two goddamn for the darkies anymore then the Confederate gave two goddamns for the wage slaves in the Northern mills … working southern cotton, as it were.

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