Effusive - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈfjuːsɪv|  American pronunciation of the word effusive
Brit.  |ɪˈfjuːsɪv|  British pronunciation of the word effusive

adjective

- uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm (syn: burbling, burbly, gushing)
- extravagantly demonstrative(syn: gushing, gushy)

insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship

Examples

They offered effusive thanks for our help.

...often effusive no matter what the occasion, my aunt is even more so at weddings and funerals...

Our host gave us an effusive welcome.

Dotty was effusive in her thanks.

insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship

...letters in which his effusive declarations of love are interlaced with snatches of shamelessly fruity poetry...

she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive

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