Buoyant

Definition of Buoyant

Buoy´ant
a.1.Having the quality of rising or floating in a fluid; tending to rise or float; as, iron is buoyant in mercury.
2.Bearing up, as a fluid; sustaining another body by being specifically heavier.
The water under me was buoyant.
- Dryden.
3.Light-hearted; vivacious; cheerful; as, a buoyant disposition; buoyant spirits.

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adaptable, adaptive, airy, animated, bouncy, breezy, bright, carefree, cheerful, convalescent, corky, debonair, ebullient, elastic, expansive, extensile, flexible, flexile, floatable, floaty, free and easy, jaunty, light-hearted, lighthearted, lightsome, peppy, perky, recuperative, recuperatory, responsive, reviviscent, springy, stretch, stretchable, stretchy, supernatant, volatile
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