effusive definition

  • adjective:
    • Unrestrained or extortionate in psychological appearance; gushy: an effusive manner.
    • Profuse; overflowing: effusive praise.
    • gushy; unrestrained, extravagant or excessive (in psychological phrase)
    • pouring, spilling out freely; overflowing
    • extrusive; having solidified after becoming poured down as molten lava
    • Pouring away; pouring forth easily.
    • created by an outpouring of molten lava, or with respect to stones so formed.
    • overly demonstrative; revealing feeling in an unrestrained fashion; displaying unrestrained passion; -- of individuals and human being actions. Compared with reserved.
    • extravagantly demonstrative
    • uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm
    • Unrestrained or excessive in psychological appearance; gushy: an effusive manner.
    • Profuse; overflowing: effusive compliments.
    • gushy; unrestrained, extravagant or excessive (in mental expression)
    • pouring, spilling out easily; overflowing
    • extrusive; having solidified after being poured on as molten lava
    • Pouring away; pouring forth freely.
    • created by an outpouring of molten lava, or related to stones so formed.
    • excessively demonstrative; revealing emotion in an unrestrained way; displaying unrestrained enthusiasm; -- of men and women and personal actions. Compared with reserved.
    • extravagantly demonstrative
    • uttered with unrestrained passion
  • others:
    • Pouring completely; moving forth abundantly: as, effusive speech.
    • ergo Making an extravagant or undue event of sensation.
    • Poured abroad; spread or poured freely.
    • Pouring out; streaming forth abundantly: as, effusive speech.
    • therefore Making an extravagant or undue convention of feeling.
    • Poured abroad; scatter or poured freely.
  • noun:
    • In petrography, a volcanic stone poured from the top of planet: contrasted with intrusive stones. In addition extrusive.
    • In petrography, a volcanic stone poured from the surface of the planet: compared with invasive rocks. Additionally extrusive.

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