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Definition of the adjective effusive

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adjective - degrees: more effusive / most effusive

  1. uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm
  2. extravagantly demonstrative
    • example: insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship
    • synonyms of effusive: gushing / gushy
    • similar: demonstrative

Alternative definition of the adjective effusive

adjective

  1. gushy; unrestrained, extravagant or excessive in emotional expression
  2. profuse; overflowing

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Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

One class contains the effusive arts, or those which consist of mere outbursts of the inward spontaneity, regulated by the effect of the display on the sense of the beholder or listener. Music is a good example. The spontaneous effusions of the ...

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden

B}{ JDXMAT lovo B}{JDXMAJI extrusive, effusive, - uy Iyyilar exirU. sive rocks, effusive rocks B}{JIXyyJIAX (63. Ixyy Iah IIYYprox) to fill to over. flowing B2IJILIPyy ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Climatology (2008)

by John E. Oliver

Predominantly effusive eruptions involving relatively low- viscosity basalt magma such as the 1783 Laki eruption, and those that occur on the islands of Hawaii, do not in general have global impacts, even though these magmas typically have ...

Google previewLexicon of Geologic Names of the United States (1938)

(including Alaska) by Mary Grace Wilmarth

They are chiefly effusive rocks but include some closely related dike rocks that apparently served as feeders for the lavas. The effusive types are chiefly felsic, largely quartz keratophyre, but include trachyte, dacite, and andesite. Extend ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

* EFFUSIVE, adj. [from effuse] Pouring out ; cVperfing.

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2011)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

traprock; *diorite; *dolerite; *dyke rock, see hypabyssal rock; *effusive rock, volcanic rock; *extrusive rock, volcanic rock; *gabbro; *granite; *granodiorite; * greenstone; *hypabyssal rock, dyke rock, transitional igneous rock; *intermediate rock; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islands (2009)

by Rosemary G. Gillespie, D. A. Clague

The 1902–1907 magmatic eruption of Montagne Pelée on Martinique was characterized by both effusive dome formation and explosive dome collapse, and led to the total destruction of the town of St. Pierre and the deaths of approximately ...

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Scrabble value of E1F4F4U1S1I1V4E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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