Meaning of Effusive

Effusive it’s a adjective which means that it manifests itself with effusion or effusiveness, intensely expressing feelings of affection and joy.

Some terms that have a similar meaning They are: loving, warm, affectionate, passionate, intense and energetic.

Some of the terms that can be considered antonyms of effusive they are: cold, distant and harsh.


A effusive greeting It is a way of greeting with great intensity showing great joy and rejoicing. The forms of greeting are varied depending on the customs of each culture.

Some factors by which people greet each other effusively are the state of mind, one’s own personality and the relationship, closeness and trust that exists with the other person.

A example An effusive greeting can be a hug between two friends carried out with force, great fuss and long duration.

This word comes from Latin effusus.