Ebullience

(Noun)

The quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts or feelings.  Exuberance.

Boiling over; overflow.

 

Sentence:

“It was her ebullience, her personality, that got her the job as the local newsanchor.”

 

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Alacrity

(Noun)

A brisk and cheerful readiness.

Promptness in response.

 

(Sentence)

Having just turned twenty-one, she accepted the invitation to accompany her friend to the disco with alacrity.

 

Synonyms:

Readiness, Eagerness, Willingness

Ennui

(noun)

Dissastisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy.

A gripping listlessness or melancholia caused by boredom; depression.

Sentence:

“Everything is endured – disgrace, humiliation, poverty, war, crime, ennui – in the belief that overnight something will occur, a miracle, which will render life tolerable.”

-Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer