Pronunciation: [ ih-buhl-yuhnt ]
overflowing with fervor, enthusiasm, or excitement; high-spirited
Origin: 1590; Latin
Etymology: from Latin ebullient- ‘boiling up’, from the verb ebullire, from e- (variant of ex- ) ‘out’ + bullire ‘to boil’
Example: The winner of the race was in an ebullient mood once she crossed the finish line.