Buoyant



tending to float in a fluid.
capable of keeping a body afloat, as a liquid.
not easily depressed; cheerful.
cheering or invigorating.
Contemporary Examples

Those Kansas City Blues: A Family History Katie Baker October 23, 2014
Springsteen, Seeger, and the Joy of Political Music Howard Wolfson February 1, 2014
It’s the End of the World but We’ll Be Fine Nick Romeo May 17, 2013
The December Jobs Report Is Drunk Daniel Gross January 9, 2014
Patricia Cornwell Finally Makes a Movie Barbara Spindel April 7, 2010

Historical Examples

Lost in the Wilds of Brazil James H. Foster
Philothea Lydia Maria Child
The Girl From the Marsh Croft Selma Lagerlf
Malbone Thomas Wentworth Higginson
The Romance of Biography (Vol 2 of 2) Anna Jameson

adjective
able to float in or rise to the surface of a liquid
(of a liquid or gas) able to keep a body afloat or cause it to rise
cheerful or resilient
adj.

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