effusive
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪˈfjuːsɪv/
Adjective

effusive

  1. Gushy; unrestrained, extravagant or excessive (in emotional expression).
  2. (archaic) Pouring, spilling out freely; overflowing.
    • 1726, Homer; [Alexander Pope], transl., “Book XXII”, in The Odyssey of Homer. […], volume V, London: Printed for Bernard Lintot, OCLC 8736646 ↗:
      wash'd with the effusive wave
  3. (geology, of igneous rock) Extrusive; having solidified after being poured out as molten lava.
Translations Translations
  • Russian: переполня́ющий
  • Spanish: rebosante
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