effusive


adjective

  1. unduly demonstrative; lacking reserve: effusive greetings; an effusive person.
  2. pouring out; overflowing.
  3. Geology. extrusive(def 3).

adjective

  1. extravagantly demonstrative of emotion; gushing
  2. (of rock) formed by the solidification of magma
adj.

1660s, from Latin effus-, stem of effundere (see effusion) + -ive. Related: Effusively.

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